Saab Singh

Disappeared on April 12, 1992

Male, age 19


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Saab Singh,  disappeared on April 12, 1992, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, April 12, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on April 12, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurbachan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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