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 6, 1988 by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, February 6, 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

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Disappeared on February 6, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


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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