Charat Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 21-22

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Charat Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 20, 1989 and June 25, 1989

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

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

Sukhchain Singh, Station House Officer, Criminal Investigation Agency

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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