Mukhtiar Singh

Disappeared on September 5, 1989

Male, age 30


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Mukhtiar Singh,  disappeared on September 05, 1989, in Kathu Nangal,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, September 05, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children; 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 5, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mohinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kathu Nangal

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; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kathu Nangal

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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