Balkar Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 11, 1993 and July 30, 1993

Male, age 35


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Balkar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 11, 1993 and July 30,  1993, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 11, 1993

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Friend

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 May 11, 1993 and July 30, 1993

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 abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dilbagh Singh, Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Tarn Taran, Verowal

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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