Gurkirat Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 8, 1989

Male, age 19

Demographics

Residence

Haryana

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurkirat Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 08, 1989

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on July 8, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

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

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.