Baaj Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 1, 1991

Male, age 16


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baaj Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 01, 1991, in Kot Budha, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on July 1, 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 abduction

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

Security officials approached

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

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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