Gurtej Singh

Disappeared between June 1, 1992 and June 30, 1992

Male, age 33-34

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurtej Singh,  disappeared between June 1, 1992 and June 30,  1992, in Sangrur,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 40-50

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between June 1, 1992 and June 30, 1992

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between June 1, 1992 and June 30, 1992

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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

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.