Major Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 20, 1991

Male, age 26-27

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Major Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 20, 1991Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on September 20, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Chogawan, Kathu Nangal, Amritsar

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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