Santokh Singh

Disappeared on July 4, 1991

Male, age 28


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Santokh Singh,  disappeared on July 4, 1991, in Balianwala,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 5

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 4, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on July 4, 1991

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 Bathinda

Response by officials

No Response

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; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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