Gurdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 15, 1991

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 15, 1991Unknown type of security forces

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 09, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 15, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bohar Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Goindwal

Tarlochan Singh Walia, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Goindwal

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 Goindwal

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

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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