Binder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 2, 1989

Male, age 30


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 30, 1989 and May 1, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

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 May 2, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gobind Ram, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Batala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jodhpur Jail

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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