Balraj Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 17, 1991 and May 20, 1991

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Balraj Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 17, 1991 and May 20,  1991 by Unknown type of security forces, in Ludhiana, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 17, 1991 and May 20, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 17, 1991 and May 20, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Missing fingernails; Burn marks

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Unknown type of security forces

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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