1952 – 1988
Who was Labh Singh?
Sukhdev Singh, best known as Labh Singh and also known as Sukha Sipahi and General Labh Singh, was a former Punjab police officer who took command of the Khalistan Commando Force after its first leader, Manbir Singh Chaheru, was arrested in 1986.
He was an associate of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and fought against the Indian Army during Operation Blue Star. He was involved in the attack on the Director-General of the Punjab Police, Julio Francis Ribeiro. He allegedly masterminded what was then India's largest bank robbery, taking almost Rs.60 million from the Punjab National Bank, Miller Gunj branch, Ludhiana. which enabled the Khalistan Commando Force to buy weapons.
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- Jul 12, 1988
on July 23, 2013