Ranjit Singh

Disappeared between April 1, 1993 and April 30, 1993

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Ranjit Singh,  disappeared between April 1, 1993 and April 30,  1993, in Sidhwan Bet,  by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between April 1, 1993 and April 30, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between April 1, 1993 and April 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surjit Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Sidhwan Bet

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims; Desire nothing from government

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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