Hakam Singh

Disappeared between May 1, 1989 and July 30, 1989

Male, age 35


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between May 1, 1989 and July 30, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Disappeared between May 1, 1989 and July 30, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Darshan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dehlon

Nidhan Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Sudhar

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Sudhar, Dehlon, Sangrur, Nabha

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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