Baljinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 10, 1987

Male, age 21-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Baljinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 10, 1987, in Jalandhar CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Jalandhar CIA Staff, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 10, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

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 November 10, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Swaran Singh [Ghotna], Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jalandhar CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Jalandhar CIA Staff, Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.