Dass Singh

Disappeared on March 25, 1994

Male, age 68-70

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

7

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10-12

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 25, 1994

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 25, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Didar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

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 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali), Rupnagar

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

4

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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