Karam Singh

Disappeared on December 21, 1992

Male, age 23

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Karam Singh,  disappeared on December 21, 1992, in Patiala,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, December 21, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on December 21, 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, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Patiala, Patiala CIA Staff

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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