Baldev Singh

Disappeared between November 17, 1990 and November 18, 1990

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baldev Singh,  disappeared between November 17, 1990 and November 18,  1990, in Gurdaspur,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between November 17, 1990 and November 18, 1990

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between November 17, 1990 and November 18, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mahinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Gurdaspur

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) engaged in militant activity, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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