Suba Singh

Disappeared on July 30, 1993

Male, age 45

Demographics

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Suba Singh,  disappeared on July 30, 1993, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 30, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on July 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Puran Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; 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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