Chanan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 28, 1996 and July 30, 1996

Male, age 55

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Chanan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 28, 1996 and July 30,  1996, in Ghall Khurd, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between July 28, 1996 and July 30, 1996

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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