Balkar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 24, 1991 and November 27, 1991

Male, age 21-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balkar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 24, 1991 and November 27,  1991, in Kapurthala, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 14, 1991 and September 17, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 24, 1991 and November 27, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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