Surinder Singh

Disappeared on April 6, 1993

Male, age 32

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Surinder Singh,  disappeared on April 06, 1993, in Tarn-Taran CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, April 06, 1993

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on April 6, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Balwant Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Gurmit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

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 Tarn-Taran

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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