Baljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 15, 1993 and July 15, 1993

Male, age 25-28

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 15, 1993 and July 15,  1993, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 15, 1993 and July 15, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Delhi

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, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Connected Victims

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

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