Balbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 6, 1991

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 06, 1991, in Batala,  by Punjab Police; Border Security Force, in Batala, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 06, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

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 August 6, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

C.S.R. Reddy, 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

Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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