Dawinder Singh

Disappeared on January 29, 1992

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Dawinder Singh,  disappeared on January 29, 1992, in Ahmedgarh,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, January 29, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children; Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on January 29, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Najar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Ahmedgarh

Sakater Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Ahmedgarh

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

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

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; 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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