Sardara Singh Chahal

Extrajudicial execution between October 11, 1992 and November 30, 1992

Male, age 35


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 11, 1992 and November 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 11, 1992 and November 30, 1992

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 abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Satwant Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Khalchian

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Khalchian

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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