Gopal Singh

Disappeared on October 18, 1995

Male, age 33

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gopal Singh,  disappeared on October 18, 1995, in Kapurthala,  by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, October 18, 1995

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Sibling; Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on October 18, 1995

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Charan Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kapurthala CIA Staff, Kapurthala

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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