Niranjan Singh

Disappeared between August 1, 1990 and August 31, 1990

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

6

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Niranjan Singh,  disappeared between August 1, 1990 and August 31,  1990, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between August 1, 1990 and August 31, 1990

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Children; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between August 1, 1990 and August 31, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sultanwind, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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