Gurcharan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 11, 1986 and November 30, 1986

Male, age 17-18

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 11, 1986 and November 30, 1986

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 11, 1986 and November 30, 1986

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh Poohla, Black cat, Baba Bakala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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