Mehtab Singh

Disappeared between June 10, 1989 and June 12, 1989

Male, age 25-26


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Mehtab Singh,  disappeared between June 10, 1989 and June 12,  1989, in Patiala,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between June 10, 1989 and June 12, 1989

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Disappeared between June 10, 1989 and June 12, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Daljit Grewal, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Patiala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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