Ranjit Singh

Disappeared on November 20, 1992

Male, age 26-28

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ranjit Singh,  disappeared on November 20, 1992, in Bathinda,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10-15

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, November 20, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on November 20, 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 Kot Bhara, Bathinda, Talwandi Sabo

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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