Harjit Singh

Disappeared between November 1, 1991 and November 30, 1991

Male, age 23-24


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjit Singh,  disappeared between November 1, 1991 and November 30,  1991 by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between November 1, 1991 and November 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared between November 1, 1991 and November 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kot Fatta, Sunam, Talwandi Sabo, Bhucho Mandi, Bathinda

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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