Gurwinder Kaur

Extrajudicial execution on March 14, 1990

Female, age 23-24

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurwinder Kaur, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 14, 1990, in Kapurthala CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on March 14, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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