Baljinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 2, 1991

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 17, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 2, 1991

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

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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