Gurdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 5, 1989

Male, age 28

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 05, 1989, in Harike, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on August 5, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Officials involved in abduction

Makhan Jallad, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Harike

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Harike

Response by officials

No Response, Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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