Major Singh

Disappeared on September 10, 1992

Male, age 24-25


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Major Singh,  disappeared on September 10, 1992 by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, September 10, 1992

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared on September 10, 1992

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mansa, Bathinda

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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