Balraj Singh

Disappeared on July 9, 1992

Male, age 37

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balraj Singh,  disappeared on July 09, 1992, in Jalandhar 32nd Battalion CRPF Camp,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 09, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on July 9, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Balwinder Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar, Jalandhar, Chandigarh

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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