Ranjit Singh

Disappeared on September 19, 1992

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Ranjit Singh,  disappeared on September 19, 1992, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, September 19, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on September 19, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sita Ram, Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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