Tajinder Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 23-24

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Tajinder Singh,  disappeared, date unknown by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 8-9

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared, date unknown

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhadson, Nabha

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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