Major Singh

Disappeared between January 1, 1992 and January 5, 1992

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Major Singh,  disappeared between January 1, 1992 and January 5,  1992, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between January 1, 1992 and January 5, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between January 1, 1992 and January 5, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Major Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.