Hardev Singh

Disappeared on September 23, 1992

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Hardev Singh,  disappeared on September 23, 1992, in Kartarpur,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, September 23, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on September 23, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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, Kartarpur, Jalandhar

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Admitted custody only, Told family to go to another police station

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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