Gurmail Singh

Disappeared on February 1, 1991

Male, age 17-18

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmail Singh,  disappeared on February 01, 1991, in Fatehabad,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, February 01, 1991

Place of abduction

Village drain

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on February 1, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police

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 Fatehabad

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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