Balbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 19, 1993 and April 20, 1993

Male, age 17

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Balbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 19, 1993 and April 20,  1993, in Bhulath, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, between November 16, 1992 and November 17, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 19, 1993 and April 20, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kulwant Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Jalandhar, Kartarpur

Shiv Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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