Baltej Singh

Disappeared on May 10, 1991

Male, age 27-28

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baltej Singh,  disappeared on May 10, 1991, in Bathinda,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, May 10, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on May 10, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gill, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bathinda

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 Bathinda, Nathana

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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