Darshan Singh

Disappeared between July 1, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Male, age 21

Demographics

Residence

Education

Some college

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Darshan Singh,  disappeared between July 1, 1991 and July 31,  1991, in Budhlada, Mansa,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between July 1, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between July 1, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dharam Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Mansa

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Budhlada

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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