Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 26, 1992

Male, age 23-24

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 22, 1992

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on November 26, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ram Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Makhu

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Harike

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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