Gurwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 5, 1985

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 03, 1985

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on May 5, 1985

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sita Ram, Chandigarh Police, Chandigarh

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

Security officials approached

Yes, from Chandigarh

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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