Harjit Singh

Disappeared on April 29, 1992

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjit Singh,  disappeared on April 29, 1992, in Gaggar Bhana,  by Punjab Police; Black cat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, April 29, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on April 29, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ram Lubhaya, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Gaggar Bhana

Satvir Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Chandigarh, Meerut

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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