Charanjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 9, 1985

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Charanjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 09, 1985, in Hisar

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on May 9, 1985

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Hisar

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

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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