Mela Singh

Disappeared on December 14, 1992

Male, age 34

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, December 14, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on December 14, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar, Bathinda, Faridkot

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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