Balwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 15, 1987 and August 15, 1987

Male, age 30-32

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 5, 1987 and August 5, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 15, 1987 and August 15, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhagha Purana

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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