Balkar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 8, 1994 and November 9, 1994

Male, age 25


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balkar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 8, 1994 and November 9,  1994, in Pilibhit


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 1, 1990 and April 30, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between November 8, 1994 and November 9, 1994

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Gurdwara cremation ground


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Pilibhit

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Pilibhit

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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