Baldev Singh

Disappeared on April 19, 1989

Male, age 30


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baldev Singh,  disappeared on April 19, 1989, in Batala,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, April 19, 1989

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on April 19, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Santa Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Batala

Harbhajan Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Batala

Gobind Ram, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Batala

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Batala

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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