Vajir Singh

Disappeared between February 1, 1992 and March 31, 1993

Male, age 30-32

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh


Photo of Vajir Singh,  disappeared between February 1, 1992 and March 31,  1993, in Dharamkot,  by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between February 1, 1992 and March 31, 1993

Place of abduction

Village fields

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between February 1, 1992 and March 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Balkar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dharamkot

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Dharamkot

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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