Balbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 5, 1991

Male, age 20


Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 05, 1991, in Mehna, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 02, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on October 5, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harjit Singh Pannu, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Mehna

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mehna, Moga, Bhagha Purana, Ghal Kalan

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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