Gurdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 3, 1991

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Gurdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 3, 1991, in Amritsar,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 1, 1991 and June 3, 1991


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 3, 1991

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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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