Mahinder Singh

Disappeared between April 1, 1991 and April 30, 1992

Male, age 27-28

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Chamar


Photo of Mahinder Singh,  disappeared between April 1, 1991 and April 30,  1992, in Bareta,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between April 1, 1991 and April 30, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between April 1, 1991 and April 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurdial Singh, Sepoy, Punjab Police

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Hisar, Bareta, Joga, Barnala, Bathinda, Mansa

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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