Hans Kaur

Disappeared on February 2, 1993

Female, age 39

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Hans Kaur,  disappeared on February 02, 1993, in Lopoke,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, February 02, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Children; Sibling; Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on February 2, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dharam Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Lopoke

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

None

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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