Kashmir Singh

Disappeared on May 17, 1992

Male, age 19-20


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Kashmir Singh,  disappeared on May 17, 1992, in Kathu Nangal,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, May 17, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on May 17, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

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

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kathu Nangal

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.