Makhan Singh

Disappeared on May 3, 1992

Male, age 19


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Makhan Singh,  disappeared on May 3, 1992, in Jagraon,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, May 3, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on May 3, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Swaran Singh [Ghotna], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jagraon CIA Staff

None Sodhi, Inspector, Punjab Police, Jagraon CIA Staff

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 Jagraon CIA Staff

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Desire nothing from government


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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