Gyan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 9, 1984

Male, age 31-32

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gyan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 09, 1984 by Central Reserve Police ForceCentral Reserve Police Force

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 08, 1984

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 9, 1984

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar, Amritsar Jail

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

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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