Gurdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 25, 1991

Male, age 18-19

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Gurdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 25, 1991, in Ghuman, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 24, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on February 25, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Broken bones

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mehnga Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Ghuman

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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