Major Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1989 and January 1, 1993

Male, age 18-19

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Chamar

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1989 and January 1, 1993

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1989 and January 1, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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