Gurcharan Singh

Disappeared on March 20, 1993

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Gurcharan Singh,  disappeared on March 20, 1993 by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 20, 1993

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 20, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Firozpur, Zira

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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