Gurdeep Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1989 and July 31, 1989

Male, age 23-24

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 31, 1989 and July 30, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1989 and July 31, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sumedh Singh [Saini], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Ludhiana

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Sumedh Singh [Saini], Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Ludhiana

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Desire nothing from government

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

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