Des Raj

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 25-26

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Hinduism

Caste

Khatri


Photo of Des Raj,  disappeared, date unknown, in Banga,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

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 extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Banga, Nawanshahr, Jalandhar

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.