Ajit Singh

Disappeared on November 22, 1991

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, November 22, 1991

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on November 22, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Amrik Singh, Inspector, Black cat, Patiala

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, Punjab Police, from Patiala

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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