Kawaljit Singh

Disappeared on July 21, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, July 21, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Other

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on July 21, 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 Tarn Taran, Khemkaran, Verowal

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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