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Former R&AW Chief Samant Goel’s Name Reported in 128 Cases of Enforced Disappearances in Punjab: Ensaaf’s Dossier

Ensaaf has released its complete dossier on former Punjab police official Samant Kumar Goel, who- according to Ensaaf, bears responsibility for at least 127 disappearances and unlawful killings when he served as SSP during the 1980s and 1990s in Punjab.

31 Years After Enforced Disappearance Killing of A Sikh Youth, Cops Sentenced to 10 Years Imprisonment for Abduction

Chandigarh: A special CBI Court of Harinder K. Sidhu on 31st of January 2022 convicted former Inspector Major Singh, then SHO of police station Sadar, ...

High Court Hears PIL of 8257 Missing and Extra-Judicially Killed in Fake Encounters in Punjab

A bench of Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court resumes hearing PIL of 8257 missing and extra-judicially killed persons in staged encounters in Punjab from 1984-1995.

PIL in Punjab High Court Seeks Justice in 8,257 Cases of Enforces Disappearances and Fake Encounters

Punjab & Haryana High Court hears a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) identifying over 8,257 cases of enforced disappearances. These persons were killed in fake encounters by Indian forces in Punjab during 1980s-90s period in Punjab.

Khalra Case – SCI uphold life sentence for killer cops

New Delhi (November 05, 2011): The Supreme Court of India on Friday, November 4, upheld the sentence of life imprisonment awarded to former Punjab police personnel. These persons were found guilty of abducting and then killing human rights activist Jaswant Singh Khalra, who was probing the enforced disappearance of Sikhs and mass secret cremation of their bodies during mid-1980s to mid-1990s.

Mass violation of HR: SSF condemns Punjab Govt’s policy grating immunity to accused police officials

Patiala (February 02, 2011): The Sikh Students Federation has raised its concern for human rights as the organization believes that a policy of Punjab Government assuring immunity to police officials accused of committing gross violations of human rights would deteriorate the condition.

Human Rights Day 2010: Report of Seminar held at Ludhiana

Ludhiana (December 10, 2010 – SSN): While observing Human Rights Day, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) today organized a seminar on “Human Rights and ...

Declare Enforced Disappearance ‘a Crime’: SSF

Patiala (August 30, 2010): Marking the “International Day of the Disappeared”, the Sikh Students Federation today voiced concern about the plight of persons, and their families, who have been forced to go missing at the hands of State’s security forces in Punjab during mid-1980s to 1990s.

Nabha Case: Police finally showed arrest of Darshan Singh after 13 days of illegal custody

Nabha/ Ludhiana (February 26, 2010): After almost thirteen days of illegal detention the Police showed arrest of Darshan Singh S/o Gajjan Singh, resident of village Manki, District Sangrur on Thursday, the February 25th.

No Whereabouts of Darshan Singh even after 12 Days; Family prevented by police from meeting CJ at Patiala

Patiala (February 24, 2010): Karamjeet Kaur of village Manki, Sangrur has once again claimed that her brother in Law is in illegal detention of Punjab Police since 13 February.

No whereabouts of two picked up from Sangrur

Patiala (February 19, 2010): The family of two brothers, who are missing since Saturday, moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court and the Punjab Human Rights Commission, yesterday but there is no information regarding their whereabouts.

Two from Manki village in illegal detention since last six days, family approaches HC, Rights Penal

Patiala (February 18, 2010): SFHR today conducted a press conference at Patiala and brought the matter of illegal detention of Jasbir Singh and Darshan Singh to the knowledge of media.

Gurbachan Singh (70) and his son released by police after eight days long enforced disappearance.

n swift action in wake of the various daily Newspapers’ reports regarding illegal detention of Gurbachan Singh (70) and his son Avtar Singh (26), the Mansa police, on Friday, released the father-son duo from Jhandu Ke village.

Mansa man, son missing for 8 days, kin blame cops

Jhunir SHO feigned ignorance about the detention of Gurbachan Singh and Avtar Singh by the Mansa police. "Some other police party might have picked them up for interrogation," he said, while denying that the father-son duo was in his custody.

Seven Days since their disappearance, no information about two Sikhs picked by Mansa police.

Mansa (October 21, 2009) There is no information regarding whereabouts of two Sikhs picked up by Jhuneer (Mansa) SHO Jasvir Singh on 14 October, 2009 at around 09:45 AM (IST) from their Village Jhanduke based residence.

Two more Sikhs taken as ‘hostage’ by Mansa Police.

Mansa (October 16, 2009) Mansa police is once again accused for ‘hostage taking’ as it is alleged by wife and daughter of Sirdar Gurbachan Singh ...