Sarabhjit Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 15-16


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sarabhjit Singh,  disappeared, date unknown, in Bhogpur, Jalandhar,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, January 26, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Grandparent; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Natha Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhogpur

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

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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