Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknownPunjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Other

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surinder Pal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Goindwal

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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