Gurdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 7, 1988

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 07, 1988Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 06, 1988

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on September 7, 1988

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

Unknown

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kapurthala, Sangrur, Jalandhar

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; 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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