Gurinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 16, 1989 and August 5, 1989

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 16, 1989 and August 5,  1989, in Rupnagar, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 16, 1989 and July 20, 1989

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between July 16, 1989 and August 5, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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