Balvir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1992 and July 30, 1992

Male, age 17-19

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 1, 1992 and July 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1992 and July 30, 1992

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

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend; Was forced to join

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Gharinda

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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