Gurdyal Singh

Disappeared between July 11, 1991 and July 15, 1991

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdyal Singh,  disappeared between July 11, 1991 and July 15,  1991, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police; Border Security Force; Central Reserve Police Force; Army

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between July 11, 1991 and July 15, 1991

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between July 11, 1991 and July 15, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Narinder Pal Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Khubi Ram, Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Major Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran, Sultanpur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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

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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