Jeet Singh

Disappeared on August 23, 1991

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jeet Singh,  disappeared on August 23, 1991 by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 40-50

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, August 23, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on August 23, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Phagwara, Kapurthala

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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