Baljeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 5, 1990

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baljeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 05, 1990, in Dera Baba Nanak, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 05, 1990

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 5, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Cuts/wounds; Burn marks

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Wassan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dera Baba Nanak

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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