Balraj Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 19, 1990

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balraj Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 19, 1990, in Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on July 19, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.