Gurdeep Kaur

Extrajudicial execution on April 2, 1987

Female, age 45

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Gurdeep Kaur, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 02, 1987, in Chohla Sahib, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 02, 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

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 2, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

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

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

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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