Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 22, 1989

Male, age 27


Demographics

Residence

Madhya Pradesh

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 22, 1989, in Ashoknagar


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 21, 1989

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

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 January 22, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones


Security Forces Implicated

Officials involved in abduction

Vijay Kumar, Senior Superintendent of Police, Madhya Pradesh Police,

R.D. Mishar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Madhya Pardesh Police,

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

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

Response by officials

Victim accidentally killed in custody

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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