Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 2, 1992 and April 3, 1992

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 2, 1992 and April 3,  1992, in Majitha, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5-6

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 22, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 2, 1992 and April 3, 1992

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

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Majitha

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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