Soam Singh

Disappeared on March 27, 1989

Male, age 14


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 27, 1989

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Disappeared on March 27, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh, Punjab Police, Chheharta Sahib

None None Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Gharinda

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Chheharta Sahib, Gharinda

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

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

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