Bhagwant Singh

Disappeared on March 24, 1994

Male, age 26-27

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 24, 1994

Place of abduction

Village drain

Witness(es) to abduction

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 March 24, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jaswinder Pandit, Constable, Punjab Police, Dehlon

Malkit Singh, SPO (Special Police Officer), Punjab Police, Dehlon

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

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

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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