Ranjit Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 18


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ranjit Singh,  disappeared, date unknown, in Phillaur,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, January 2, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Chanchal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Phillaur

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family became impoverished

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

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