Darshan Singh

Disappeared between September 15, 1993 and October 15, 1993

Male, age 28-30

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Darshan Singh,  disappeared between September 15, 1993 and October 15,  1993, in Budhlada,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between September 15, 1993 and October 15, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between September 15, 1993 and October 15, 1993

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

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Budhlada

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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