Balwinder Singh

Disappeared on March 17, 1993

Male, age 30-32

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Balwinder Singh,  disappeared on March 17, 1993 by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 17, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 17, 1993

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Samrala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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