Balbir Singh

Disappeared between June 1, 1990 and June 30, 1990

Male, age 24-25


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between June 1, 1990 and June 30, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared between June 1, 1990 and June 30, 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

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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