Sukhwinder Singh

Disappeared on March 23, 1987

Male, age 31


Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhwinder Singh,  disappeared on March 23, 1987, in Amritsar,  by


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 23, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on March 23, 1987

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


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar, Qadian, Uttar Pradesh Jail

Response by officials

No Response, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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