Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 6, 1991

Male, age 30-35

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 06, 1991, in Mehta, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on January 6, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mehta

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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