Gurdev Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 6, 1992

Male, age 37

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdev Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 06, 1992, in Jagraon CIA Staff, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, August 04, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 6, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Darshan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Badhni Kalan

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

Yes, Criminal Investigation Agency, from Jagraon CIA Staff

Response by officials

Victim had escaped

Legal remedies pursued

No

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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