Gurdev Singh

Disappeared on August 20, 1992

Male, age 42-43

Demographics

Residence

Uttar Pradesh

Education

Some college

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdev Singh,  disappeared on August 20, 1992, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, August 20, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Information about another person

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on August 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurmeet Singh Randhawa, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Response by officials

No Response, Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

4

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.