Baldev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 2, 1987

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Baldev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 2, 1987, in Nakodar, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 31, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on November 2, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sucha Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Nakodar

None Sharma, Punjab Police, Nakodar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

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


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

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