Balkar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 10, 1994 and November 10, 1994

Male, age 25-30


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Islam, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Balkar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 10, 1994 and November 10,  1994, in Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1-2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 10, 1994 and November 10, 1994

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between September 10, 1994 and November 10, 1994

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


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

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.