Sukhpal Singh

Disappeared on March 30, 1991

Male, age 17

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 30, 1991

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 30, 1991

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 Bhawanigarh, Ladda Kothi CIA Staff

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.