Major Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 7, 1990

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Major Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 07, 1990Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 04, 1990

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on September 7, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sanjiv Gupta, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Monga, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Gurmeet Chand, Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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