Gurdeep Kaur

Extrajudicial execution on April 2, 1987

Female, age 45


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Gurdeep Kaur, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 2, 1987, in Chohla Sahib, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 2, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on April 2, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Chohla Sahib

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Amrik Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Chohla Sahib

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

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

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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