Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1993 and August 2, 1993

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1993 and August 2,  1993, in Mehta, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1993 and August 2, 1993

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


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mehta

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) abused alcohol/drugs, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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