Jit Singh

Disappeared between August 1, 1991 and August 30, 1991

Male, age 28-30

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jit Singh,  disappeared between August 1, 1991 and August 30,  1991 by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between August 1, 1991 and August 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between August 1, 1991 and August 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Nawanshahr, Banga, Balachaur, Garhshankar

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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