Gurdyal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 18, 1988

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdyal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 18, 1988Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on June 18, 1988

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Broken bones

Security Forces Implicated

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 Kathu Nangal

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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