Lakhvir Singh

Disappeared on December 12, 1991

Male, age 26-28

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Lakhvir Singh,  disappeared on December 12, 1991, in Ghal Kalan,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, December 12, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on December 12, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Manjit Baba, Punjab Police

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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