Jagjit Singh

Disappeared between June 1, 1992 and June 30, 1992

Male, age 16

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh


Photo of Jagjit Singh,  disappeared between June 1, 1992 and June 30,  1992, in Mehna,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between June 1, 1992 and June 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between June 1, 1992 and June 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurcharan Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Mehna

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Mehna

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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