Niranjan Singh

Disappeared between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Male, age 45-50


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Niranjan Singh,  disappeared between January 1, 1991 and December 31,  1991, in Sultanwind,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Tera, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Sultanwind

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center, Chheharta Sahib, Doburji

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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