Gurtej Singh

Disappeared between April 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurtej Singh,  disappeared between April 1, 1991 and December 31,  1991, in Ghall Khurd,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between April 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between April 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sardul Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Ghall Khurd

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Firozpur CIA Staff

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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