Kehar Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 30-32

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kehar Singh,  disappeared, date unknown by Unknown type of security forces

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Unknown type of security forces

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

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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