Charanjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 9, 1985

Male, age 21


Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Charanjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 9, 1985, in Hisar


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


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

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


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

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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