Balwinder Singh

Disappeared on March 26, 1993

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh,  disappeared on March 26, 1993, in Patiala,  by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 26, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 26, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Joginder Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Patiala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Patiala

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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