Kashmir Singh

Disappeared on August 29, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kashmir Singh,  disappeared on August 29, 1992, in Kapurthala,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, August 29, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on August 29, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Amar Singh Chahal, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Joginder Singh [Ghora], Inspector, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Kapurthala CIA Staff

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.