Avtar Singh

Disappeared on February 13, 1993

Male, age 23

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Avtar Singh,  disappeared on February 13, 1993, in Banur,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, February 13, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on February 13, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Mullanpur Dakha

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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