Lakhvir Singh

Disappeared on September 6, 1988

Male, age 26


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Lakhvir Singh,  disappeared on September 6, 1988, in Jalandhar,  by Criminal Investigation Agency


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, September 6, 1988

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on September 6, 1988

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jalandhar, Nakodar, Shahkot

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

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