Charanjit Singh

Disappeared between February 15, 1990 and March 15, 1990

Male, age 20-25

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Charanjit Singh,  disappeared between February 15, 1990 and March 15,  1990, in Jandiala,  by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between February 15, 1990 and March 15, 1990

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between February 15, 1990 and March 15, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Suri, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Doburji

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

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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