Manbir Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 30-32


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between July 1, 1986 and August 31, 1986

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Swaran Singh [Ghotna], Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jalandhar

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bharowal

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) engaged in militant activity, Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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