Chuhar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 11, 1985

Male, age 24-25


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Chuhar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 11, 1985, in Jalandhar, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 11, 1985

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on May 11, 1985

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Behram

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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