Gurcharan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 13, 1987 and May 13, 1987

Male, age 17


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Gurcharan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 13, 1987 and May 13,  1987, in Moga CIA Staff, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 3, 1987 and May 3, 1987

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between April 13, 1987 and May 13, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


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 member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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