Daljit Singh

Disappeared on May 11, 1994

Male, age 25-26


Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Daljit Singh,  disappeared on May 11, 1994, in Majitha,  by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, May 11, 1994

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on May 11, 1994

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Baz Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Majitha

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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