Major Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1993 and March 31, 1993

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 1, 1993 and March 31, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between March 1, 1993 and March 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Wassan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhandher

Gill, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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