Balkar Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 18-20

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Balkar Singh,  disappeared, date unknown, in Patiala CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surjit Singh Grewal, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Patiala CIA Staff

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 Sangrur, Patiala, Shutrana, Samana

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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