Sukhpal Singh

Disappeared between July 12, 1994 and July 13, 1994

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Sukhpal Singh,  disappeared between July 12, 1994 and July 13,  1994, in Sunam CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between July 12, 1994 and July 13, 1994

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between July 12, 1994 and July 13, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurbaksh Singh, Station House Officer, Criminal Investigation Agency, Sunam CIA Staff

Massa Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police

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 Sunam CIA Staff

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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