Balwinder Kaur

Disappeared on June 19, 1992

Female, age 25-26

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Kaur,  disappeared on June 19, 1992, in Ludhiana CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, June 19, 1992

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on June 19, 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

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ludhiana CIA Staff, Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

No Response, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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