Balwinder Singh

Disappeared on July 3, 1993

Male, age 34

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Balwinder Singh,  disappeared on July 03, 1993, in Kapurthala,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 03, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on July 3, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mangat Rai, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Tirath Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Tejpal Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Narinder Pal Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Mukhwinder Singh Chhina, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Ajaib Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jalandhar, Kapurthala

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

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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