Baljinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 10, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baljinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 10, 1992, in Dera Baba Nanak, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 09, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 10, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurmej 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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dera Baba Nanak

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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