Gurcharan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 2, 1987

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Gurcharan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 2, 1987Central Reserve Police Force


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on December 2, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Shafipur Kalan

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ghagga

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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