Gurdyal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 6, 1989

Male, age 22-24


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdyal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 6, 1989, in Lopoke, by Punjab Police


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on March 6, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Veroke


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Lopoke

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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