Ranjit Singh

Disappeared on December 15, 1992

Male, age 32

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ranjit Singh,  disappeared on December 15, 1992, in Jagraon, Faridkot, Moga,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, December 15, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on December 15, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Swaran Singh [Ghotna], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jagraon

Bachan Singh Randhwa, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Moga

Gurbachan Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

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

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

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

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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