Bhupinder Singh

Disappeared on July 20, 1992

Male, age 24

Demographics

Residence

Education

Graduate diploma

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhupinder Singh,  disappeared on July 20, 1992, in Patiala,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5-6

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 20, 1992

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on July 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surjit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Patiala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Patiala

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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