Kehar Singh

Disappeared between April 10, 1994 and April 15, 1994

Male, age 60

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

7

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kehar Singh,  disappeared between April 10, 1994 and April 15,  1994 by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 20-25

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between April 10, 1994 and April 15, 1994

Place of abduction

Roadside

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 10, 1994 and April 15, 1994

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Nabha, Ahmedgarh

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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