Balbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 27, 1987

Male, age 26-27


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 27, 1987, in Ajnala,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Ajnala, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 25, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on October 27, 1987

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

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ajnala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family abandoned home, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation 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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