Shinder Kaur

Disappeared between February 18, 1991 and February 20, 1991

Female, age 45

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Shinder Kaur,  disappeared between February 18, 1991 and February 20,  1991, in Samana,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between February 18, 1991 and February 20, 1991

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between February 18, 1991 and February 20, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Patiala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Samana

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.