Teja Singh

Disappeared on August 13, 1992

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Teja Singh,  disappeared on August 13, 1992 by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, August 13, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on August 13, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Barnala, Handiaya CIA Staff

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; 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.