Balveer Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 27, 1987

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balveer Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 27, 1987, in Jalandhar, by Punjab Police


Abduction, & Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 12

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, between November 2, 1987 and November 4, 1987

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on November 27, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Manak Rai

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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