Charan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 8, 1991 and November 10, 1991

Male, age 36

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Charan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 8, 1991 and November 10,  1991, in Morinda, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 29, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 8, 1991 and November 10, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in well/drain

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jaspal Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Morinda

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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