Major Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 2, 1987 and May 3, 1987

Male, age 40


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Major Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 2, 1987 and May 3,  1987, in Mallanwala, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 2, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between May 2, 1987 and May 3, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Burn marks


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Balkar Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Mallanwala

Gurwinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Mallanwala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Mallanwala

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family


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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