Charan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 10, 1989 and August 20, 1989

Male, age 34-36


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

7

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Charan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 10, 1989 and August 20,  1989, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 24, 1989

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between August 10, 1989 and August 20, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mukhtiar Chand, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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