Tajinder Singh

Disappeared on November 11, 1991

Male, age 28

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Tajinder Singh,  disappeared on November 11, 1991, in Amritsar,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, November 11, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on November 11, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bir Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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