Major Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 28, 1991

Male, age 31

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Major Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 28, 1991, in Raman, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 28, 1991

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 28, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mukand Singh Malhi, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Raman

Manohar Lal, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Raman

Sucha Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Pargat Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Tarsem Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Tehal Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Roop Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Raman

Balraj Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Raman

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

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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