Hardev Singh

Disappeared between May 1, 1986 and June 30, 1986

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Hardev Singh,  disappeared between May 1, 1986 and June 30,  1986, in Malerkotla,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between May 1, 1986 and June 30, 1986

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

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 1, 1986 and June 30, 1986

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Constable, Punjab Police, Malerkotla

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

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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