Sukhpal Singh

Disappeared on July 18, 1991

Male, age 19-20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Sukhpal Singh,  disappeared on July 18, 1991, in Bhagha Purana,  by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 18, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on July 18, 1991

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 Firozpur, Bhagha Purana, Dyalpura Bhaika

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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