Mukhtair Singh

Disappeared between August 19, 1984 and August 20, 1984

Male, age 50-55

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between August 19, 1984 and August 20, 1984

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between August 19, 1984 and August 20, 1984

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurmel Singh [Bai], Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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