Ajmer Singh

Disappeared on August 22, 1990

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1-2

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, August 22, 1990

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on August 22, 1990

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 Fazilka

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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