Balwinder Singh

Disappeared on May 20, 1993

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balwinder Singh,  disappeared on May 20, 1993, in Tarn Taran CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, May 20, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on May 20, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Baldev Raj Joshi, Sub Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment

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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