Baljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 12, 1984

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Baljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 12, 1984, in Jalandhar,  by Punjab Police; Army, in Jalandhar, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 6+

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 2, 1984

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on June 12, 1984

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Jalandhar


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harjit Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jalandhar

Gur Iqbal Singh Bhullar, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jalandhar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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