Gurdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 14, 1989 and August 15, 1989

Male, age 26-27

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 14, 1989 and August 15,  1989, in Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 14, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 14, 1989 and August 15, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dharamjit Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar, Mehta, Batala

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible

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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