Saroop Singh

Disappeared between February 25, 1986 and February 26, 1986

Male, age 25-26


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between February 25, 1986 and February 26, 1986

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared between February 25, 1986 and February 26, 1986

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dhariwal, Gurdaspur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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