Gurdeep Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 15, 1992

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Gurdeep Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 15, 1992, in Phillaur, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 15, 1992

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

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jalandhar, Phillaur, Rahon, Banga, Nawanshahr

Response by officials

No Response, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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