Jarnail Singh

Disappeared on March 16, 1993

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jarnail Singh,  disappeared on March 16, 1993, in Mansa,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, March 16, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 16, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurjeet Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Mansa

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 police station mansa, jhuner, samana etc.

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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