Gurcharan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 7, 1991

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurcharan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 07, 1991, in Muktsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Mehta, Amritsar, Moga, Firozpur, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on November 7, 1991

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 extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Was forced to join

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; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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