Gurlal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 21, 1990

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurlal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 21, 1990Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on April 21, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds

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

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

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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