Jagwinder Singh

Disappeared on September 25, 1992

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Jagwinder Singh,  disappeared on September 25, 1992, in Sangrur,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, September 25, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on September 25, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harpreet Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Sangrur

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

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, Black cat, from Kapurthala, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Sangrur

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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