Although it has never been revealed when and how the Singh Brotherhood started, it is known that they have existed for many centuries. In 1536, they attacked a British merchant ship outside the coast of , killing both Captain Christopher Walker and his crew. Only the son of the Captain survived, and he later on swore a sacred oath to fight evil, injustice and cruelty, and to put an end to the Brotherhood's activities. He later became The Phantom, The Ghost Who Walks.
After originating The Phantom, the brotherhood have existed in many different incarnations throughout the centuries. As of today, they exist as a worldwide organisation of modern day pirates, smugglers, thieves, and hit men.
In the European Phantom stories published by Egmont, the modern leader of the brotherhood is Sandal Singh, daughter of Dogai Singh. In the US Phantom stories by Moonstone, the leader is Temur Singh.
In Other Media
The Singh Brotherhood was rechristened to the Sengh Brotherhood in 's 1996 movie Phantom. Their leader, Kabai Sengh, was played by Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.
The brotherhood will also appear in SyFy's television series The Phantom, where their new leader Rhatib Singh will be played by Cas Anvar.