Gurjant Singh

Disappeared on November 21, 1993

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Chamar


Photo of Gurjant Singh,  disappeared on November 21, 1993, in Amargarh,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, November 21, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on November 21, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Lakhwinder Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Amargarh

Des Raj, Inspector, Punjab Police, Amargarh

Karnail Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Amargarh

Jagga Constable, Punjab Police, Amargarh

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Amargarh, Malerkotla, Sangrur, Rampura Phul, Patiala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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