Ranjeet Singh

Disappeared on July 2, 1986

Male, age 20-22


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ranjeet Singh,  disappeared on July 2, 1986, in Nawanshahr,  by Punjab Police; Army


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 2, 1986

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Disappeared on July 2, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Chanchal Singh, Punjab Police, Nawanshahr

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Nawanshahr, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Chandigarh

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) abused alcohol/drugs, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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