Harpal Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Harpal Singh,  disappeared, date unknown by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, April 8, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared, date unknown

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.