Varinder Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 19


Demographics

Education

Some college

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


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Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between August 9, 1986 and August 10, 1986

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) committed suicide, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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