Chanan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1990 and June 30, 1990

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Chanan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1990 and June 30,  1990, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 1, 1990 and June 30, 1990

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1990 and June 30, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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