Bhagat Singh

Disappeared on June 17, 1993

Male, age 44

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhagat Singh,  disappeared on June 17, 1993, in Malerkotla,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, June 17, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on June 17, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sukhdev Singh Brar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Malerkotla

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Malerkotla, Sangrur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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