Charat Singh

Disappeared on March 25, 1993

Male, age 38

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Charat Singh,  disappeared on March 25, 1993, in Bhagha Purana, Nihal Singhwala,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 14-15

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 25, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling; Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 25, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surinder Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bhagha Purana

Tehal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bhagha Purana

Rashpal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Nihal Singhwala

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moga

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station, Victim extrajudicial execution by Black cats

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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