Major Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1993 and May 31, 1993

Male, age 19

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Major Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1993 and May 31,  1993Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 02, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 1, 1993 and May 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sangrur, Longowal, Sunam

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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