Gian Singh

Disappeared between January 14, 1993 and February 12, 1993

Male, age 20-25


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between January 14, 1993 and February 12, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared between January 14, 1993 and February 12, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harjit Singh, Punjab Police, Majitha

Gurdeep Singh, Punjab Police, Majitha

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Majitha

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.