Ranjit Singh

Disappeared on May 13, 1993

Male, age 42-43

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Ranjit Singh,  disappeared on May 13, 1993, in Moonak, Sunam,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, May 13, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on May 13, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jagdeep Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sunam

Baldev Singh [Kala], Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Moonak

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, Punjab Police, from Moonak

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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