Charnjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 30, 1992

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Charnjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 30, 1992, in Khadur Sahib, Tarn Taran CIA Staff, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 21, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on October 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Broken bones; Missing fingernails; Burn marks


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Teg Bahadar, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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