Sulakhan Singh

Disappeared on October 31, 1992

Male, age 74-75

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sulakhan Singh,  disappeared on October 31, 1992, in Sarhali Kalan,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, October 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on October 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Avtar Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Sarhali Kalan

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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