Gumdhoor Singh

Disappeared on November 12, 1991

Male, age 45-50

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gumdhoor Singh,  disappeared on November 12, 1991, in Bathinda,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, November 12, 1991

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on November 12, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jagjit Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Bathinda

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bathinda

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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