Gurcharan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 5, 1992 and June 30, 1995

Male, age 29

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurcharan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 5, 1992 and June 30,  1995, in Amloh, Sirhind Fatehgarh Sahib, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 05, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 5, 1992 and June 30, 1995

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sukhdev Singh Bhatti, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Amloh

Swaran Singh, Punjab Police, Amloh

Baljit Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Amloh

Iqbalpreet Singh Sahota, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Sirhind Fatehgarh Sahib

Atma Singh, Punjab Police, Amloh

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Amloh, Sirhind Fatehgarh Sahib

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

4

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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