Balveer Singh

Disappeared on November 29, 1990

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Balveer Singh,  disappeared on November 29, 1990, in Morinda,  by Punjab Police; Black cat

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, November 29, 1990

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Children; Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on November 29, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Chamkaur Sahib, Rupnagar, Morinda

Response by officials

No Response, Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter", Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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