Ratan Singh

Disappeared between April 1, 1991 and April 30, 1991

Male, age 18-19

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between April 1, 1991 and April 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between April 1, 1991 and April 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ragbir Singh, Punjab Police, Chohla Sahib

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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