Harpal Singh

Disappeared on February 15, 1991

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Harpal Singh,  disappeared on February 15, 1991, in Fatta Maluka, Jhuner,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, February 15, 1991

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on February 15, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harbans Singh Bahia, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhuner

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Nabha, Jhuner, Mansa, Bathinda

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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