Jang Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 28-30

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 6-7

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bhinder, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Faridkot, Moga, Bathinda, Nihal Singhwala, Jagraon

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) abused alcohol/drugs, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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