Sukhdev Singh

Disappeared between October 20, 1987 and October 25, 1987

Male, age 24


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhdev Singh,  disappeared between October 20, 1987 and October 25,  1987, in Amritsar,  by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between October 20, 1987 and October 25, 1987

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared between October 20, 1987 and October 25, 1987

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


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Fatehpur, Amritsar

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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