Gurinder 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 3, 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

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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