Balkar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 10, 1988

Male, age 17


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balkar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 10, 1988, in Beas, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on May 10, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Broken bones


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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