Gursewak Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 29, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Gursewak Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 29, 1991 and July 31,  1991Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 28, 1991

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 29, 1991 and July 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harkishan Singh Kahlon, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bathinda

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bathinda

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

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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