Harjeet Singh

Disappeared on February 11, 1992

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Harjeet Singh,  disappeared on February 11, 1992, in Bir Bahadurgarh, Malerkotla,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, February 11, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on February 11, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Nirmal Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Malerkotla

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Sangrur

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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