Major Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 6, 1987

Male, age 20-21


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


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Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 14, 1987

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on October 6, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ajnala, Lopoke

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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