Harpal Singh

Disappeared between October 1, 1990 and December 30, 1992

Male, age 18-21

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Harpal Singh,  disappeared between October 1, 1990 and December 30,  1992 by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between October 1, 1990 and December 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between October 1, 1990 and December 30, 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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moga, Jagraon, Chandigarh, Faridkot, Mehna

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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