Makhan Singh

Disappeared on August 12, 1988

Male, age 33

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Makhan Singh,  disappeared on August 12, 1988, in Jalandhar,  by Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, August 12, 1988

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on August 12, 1988

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

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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