Rachhpal Singh

Disappeared on October 8, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Rachhpal Singh,  disappeared on October 08, 1992 by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, October 08, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on October 8, 1992

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

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Fatehgarh Churian, Majitha, Amritsar

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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