Gursewak Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 29, 1992

Male, age 24-25

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gursewak Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 29, 1992, in Valtoha, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 27, 1992

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 29, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths

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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