Sukhdev Singh

Disappeared on July 24, 1989

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhdev Singh,  disappeared on July 24, 1989, in Amritsar,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 24, 1989

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on July 24, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurcharan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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