Balbir Singh

Disappeared on November 16, 1992

Male, age 33

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balbir Singh,  disappeared on November 16, 1992, in Moonak,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, November 16, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on November 16, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Meva Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Moonak

Gurdial Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Moonak

Tarlochan Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Moonak

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moonak

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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