Gurcharanjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1989 and April 30, 1989

Male, age 35-36

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between March 1, 1989 and April 30, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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