Tarlochan Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 20-21


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Tarlochan Singh,  disappeared, date unknown, in Gurdaspur,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, May 16, 1989

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs; Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Batala

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

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


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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