Sawinder Kaur

Disappeared on August 30, 1992

Female, age 32


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sawinder Kaur,  disappeared on August 30, 1992, in Tarn Taran, Tarn Taran CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, August 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on August 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

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

Gurmeet Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; 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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