Sukhwinder Singh Bhatti

Disappeared on May 12, 1994

Male, age 43

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Sukhwinder Singh Bhatti,  disappeared on May 12, 1994, in Kunran, Sangrur,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, May 12, 1994

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on May 12, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jasminder [Jaswinder] Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sangrur

Surjit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sangrur

Pritpal Singh Virk, Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sangrur

Rajinder Singh Sohal, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kunran

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Gurdaspur

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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