Ranjit Singh

Disappeared on January 15, 1987

Male, age 35


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ranjit Singh,  disappeared on January 15, 1987, in Sangrur,  by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, January 15, 1987

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Disappeared on January 15, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gajjan Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sangrur

Surjit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sangrur

Jasminder [Jaswinder] Singh, Punjab Police

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


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 Sangrur

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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