Gurdeep Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 11, 1993

Male, age 36-37

Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdeep Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 11, 1993, in Ludhiana, Jagraon, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 15

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 09, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 11, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

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

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

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

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

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.