Gurdeep Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 2, 1992 and January 6, 1992

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdeep Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 2, 1992 and January 6,  1992, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1992 and January 5, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 2, 1992 and January 6, 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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; 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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