Gurcharan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 13, 1987

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurcharan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 13, 1987 by Border Security Force; Central Reserve Police Force, in Kahnuwan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 13, 1987

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 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

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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