Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 15, 1991

Male, age 27-28


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Gurmeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 15, 1991, in Rupnagar, Bela, Chamkaur Sahib, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force; Black cat


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on February 15, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

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); Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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