Gurdeep Singh

Disappeared on April 12, 1992

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdeep Singh,  disappeared on April 12, 1992

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, April 12, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on April 12, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Kotputli

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Patiala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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