Balvir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 1, 1991 and October 31, 1993

Male, age 21-25

Demographics

Residence

Rajasthan

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 1, 1991 and October 31, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between September 1, 1991 and October 31, 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

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Fatehabad

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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