Baldev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 29, 1988

Male, age 30-32


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 25, 1988

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on February 29, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Tarn Taran


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

, CRPF

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

, CRPF

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Fatehabad

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Desire nothing from government


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

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