Balkar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1992 and July 31, 1992

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 1, 1992 and July 31, 1992

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1992 and July 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kala Singh, Black cat, Mehta

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

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

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, 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

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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