Jatinder Singh

Disappeared on August 31, 1990

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Jatinder Singh,  disappeared on August 31, 1990, in Amritsar,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, August 31, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on August 31, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurmeet Chand Choudhry, Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Kaushal, Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Harbans Lal, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar, Jalandhar, Faridkot, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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