Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 9, 1993

Male, age 43-44

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 09, 1993, in Tarn Taran CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 08, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Cousin; Co-villager

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 March 9, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dalbeer Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

Bikramjeet 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

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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