Baldev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 3, 1991

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baldev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 03, 1991, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 02, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 3, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Suba Singh Sarhand, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

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

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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