Balwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 15, 1992 and October 15, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Balwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 15, 1992 and October 15,  1992, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 15, 1992 and October 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between September 15, 1992 and October 15, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Suba Sirhind, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhabal Kalan

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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