Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 20, 1989

Male, age 14-15


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 20, 1989Unknown type of security forces


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 19, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on July 20, 1989

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 extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Khemkaran

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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