Balbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 2, 1987

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Carpenter

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Naee


Photo of Balbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 02, 1987, in Jandiala, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 30, 1987 and March 31, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

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 on April 2, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harcharan Singh Suri, Inspector, Punjab Police, Jandiala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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