Lakhwinder Singh

Disappeared on January 17, 1993

Male, age 28

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Lakhwinder Singh,  disappeared on January 17, 1993, in Verowal,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, January 17, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on January 17, 1993

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 Chandigarh, Majitha

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

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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