Chamkaur Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 21, 1992 and February 21, 1993

Male, age 17


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Chamkaur Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 21, 1992 and February 21,  1993, in Mehna, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 21, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 21, 1992 and February 21, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurcharan Singh [Baba], Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Mehna

Saudagar Singh, Home Guard / Bodyguard, Punjab Police, Mehna

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Pipli

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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