Balvir Singh

Disappeared on September 27, 1989

Male, age 35-36


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Balvir Singh,  disappeared on September 27, 1989 by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, September 27, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Children; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on September 27, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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, Punjab Police, from Ludhiana Jail, Sangrur Jail

Response by officials

No Response

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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