Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 1, 1992

Male, age 36


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 1, 1992, in Fatehgarh Churian,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Fatehgarh Churian, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 1, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on September 1, 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

Pritpal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Fatehgarh Churian

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


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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