Balkar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 15, 1993

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balkar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 15, 1993Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 09, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 15, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Khemkaran, Patti, Tarn Taran, Khalchian, Ratoke

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter", Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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