Gurjant Singh

Disappeared on March 3, 1993

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, March 03, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 3, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Shamsher Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Dhuri

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Patiala Jail, Barnala, Sangrur, Handiaya CIA Staff

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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