Balwinder Singh

Disappeared between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 20-23


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Balwinder Singh,  disappeared between January 1, 1991 and December 31,  1992, in Sultanwind, Amritsar,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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