Gurdeep Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 2, 1984

Male, age 30


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdeep Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 2, 1984, in Ghall Khurd, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 31, 1984

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on November 2, 1984

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Firozpur


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ram Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Ghall Khurd

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Ghall Khurd

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.