Chajju Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 29, 1991 and December 25, 1991

Male, age 43-44


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Chajju Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 29, 1991 and December 25,  1991, in Ramsingh Nagar BSF Post,  by Border Security Force, in Mansa, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 14, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between November 29, 1991 and December 25, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Ramsingh Nagar BSF Post, BSF

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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