Balbir Singh

Disappeared between March 28, 1991 and April 2, 1991

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Balbir Singh,  disappeared between March 28, 1991 and April 2,  1991, in Makhu,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between March 28, 1991 and April 2, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between March 28, 1991 and April 2, 1991

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 Sarhali Kalan

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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