Gurdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 17, 1992 and May 18, 1992

Male, age 48-49

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 17, 1992 and May 18,  1992, in Dehlon, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 100

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 17, 1992 and May 18, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 17, 1992 and May 18, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Darshan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Dehlon, Ludhiana

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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