Salwinder Singh

Disappeared on February 6, 1988

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Salwinder Singh,  disappeared on February 06, 1988 by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, February 06, 1988

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on February 6, 1988

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

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jandiala, Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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