Charan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 10, 1993

Male, age 46-48

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Charan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 10, 1993Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 1, 1993 and April 30, 1993

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 10, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Suba Sirhind, Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Sukhdev Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Bikramjit Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Sukhdev Raj Joshi, Assistant Sub Inspector, 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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran, Kairon

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

4

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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