Karanbir Singh

Disappeared on October 2, 1992

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Karanbir Singh,  disappeared on October 02, 1992, in Shahbazpur,  by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, October 02, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on October 2, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurnam Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Shahbazpur

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Shahbazpur

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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