Sukhchain Singh

Disappeared between November 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

Male, age 36-37

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhchain Singh,  disappeared between November 1, 1990 and November 30,  1990, in Amritsar,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between November 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between November 1, 1990 and November 30, 1990

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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; 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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