Chamkaur Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Chamkaur Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown, in Sudhar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 28, 1991 and April 3, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin; Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dilawar Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sudhar

Bhajan Singh, Punjab Police, Sudhar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Jagraon, Ludhiana

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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