Palwinder Singh

Disappeared on May 19, 1993

Male, age 36

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Palwinder Singh,  disappeared on May 19, 1993, in Sangrur,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 20-25

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, May 19, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Demands by security forces

Information about another person

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on May 19, 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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.