Santokh Singh

Disappeared on September 25, 1992

Male, age 27

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Santokh Singh,  disappeared on September 25, 1992, in Kapurthala,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, September 25, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on September 25, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harmandeep Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mehta, Kapurthala, Amritsar

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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