Gurdev Singh

Disappeared between May 15, 1990 and June 14, 1990

Male, age 48-50


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdev Singh,  disappeared between May 15, 1990 and June 14,  1990 by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between May 15, 1990 and June 14, 1990

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared between May 15, 1990 and June 14, 1990

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

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dhanaula, Sangrur

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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