Chamkaur Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1993 and January 7, 1993

Male, age 27-30

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Chamkaur Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1993 and January 7,  1993, in Dehlon, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 16, 1992 and December 22, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1993 and January 7, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Darshan Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Dehlon

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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