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 06, 1989, in Lopoke, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on March 6, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

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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