Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1991 and July 31,  1991


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 1, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between May 1, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kashmir Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Patti

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Patti, Jhabal Kalan, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission


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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