Harjit Singh

Disappeared on November 19, 1991

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Harjit Singh,  disappeared on November 19, 1991, in Dehlon,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, November 19, 1991

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on November 19, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Darshan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dehlon

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dehlon, Jagraon

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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