Balvir Singh

Disappeared between May 1, 1992 and May 31, 1992

Male, age 30-31

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Balvir Singh,  disappeared between May 1, 1992 and May 31,  1992 by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between May 1, 1992 and May 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between May 1, 1992 and May 31, 1992

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Phillaur

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation 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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