Bhagwan Singh

Disappeared on December 20, 1993

Male, age 32

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Bhagwan Singh,  disappeared on December 20, 1993, in Bhawanigarh CIA Staff,  by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, December 20, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on December 20, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sangrur

Response by officials

No Response

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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