Gurdour Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 11, 1992

Male, age 28-29

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurdour Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 11, 1992, in Boha, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 11, 1992

Place of abduction

Village drain

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 on July 11, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajaib Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Boha

Ajmer Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Boha

Lakha Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Boha

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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