Major Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1989 and June 30, 1989

Male, age 18-19


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 1, 1989 and June 30, 1989

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between May 1, 1989 and June 30, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kashmir Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kot Kapura

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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