Gurtej Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 8, 1999

Male, age 18-19

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Gurtej Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 08, 1999, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 8, 1999

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Cuts/wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Kashmiri Lal, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Kirpal Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Jarnail Singh, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Victim accidentally killed in custody

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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