Gurdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 17, 1992

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Gurdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 17, 1992, in Beas, Khalchian, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 14, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on November 17, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Paramjit Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Beas

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Baba Bakala

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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