Charanjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1991 and July 30, 1991

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Charanjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1991 and July 30,  1991 by Black cat, in Kathu Nangal, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 1, 1991 and July 30, 1991

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1991 and July 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh Poohla, Black cat

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

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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