Charnjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1989 and November 30, 1989

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Chamar

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 25, 1989 and November 25, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1989 and November 30, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sant Kumar, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Raikot

Swaran Singh [Ghotna], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jagraon

Darshan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Dehlon

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

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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