Baljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 27, 1992

Male, age 21


Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 27, 1992, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 27, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on November 27, 1992

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

Officials involved in abduction

Bikar Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Jhabal 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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, CRPF, from Tarn Taran

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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