Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 20, 1991 and November 22, 1991

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 17, 1991 and November 19, 1991

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 20, 1991 and November 22, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surinderpal Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Sarhali Kalan

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

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

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.