Baljit Singh

Disappeared between August 11, 1992 and August 12, 1992

Male, age 35


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Baljit Singh,  disappeared between August 11, 1992 and August 12,  1992, in Kathu Nangal,  by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5-6

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between August 11, 1992 and August 12, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared between August 11, 1992 and August 12, 1992

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

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kathu Nangal

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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