Sukhvir Singh

Disappeared between September 1, 1994 and September 30, 1994

Male, age 40

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Sukhvir Singh,  disappeared between September 1, 1994 and September 30,  1994 by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 15-20

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between September 1, 1994 and September 30, 1994

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between September 1, 1994 and September 30, 1994

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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.