Balbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 16, 1991

Male, age 45-46

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Balbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 16, 1991, in Patti, by Black cat

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on September 16, 1991

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 extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; 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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