Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 14, 1990

Male, age 28

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 14, 1990, in Bathinda, Firozpur, Bhucho Mandi, Lambi, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 15-20

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on October 14, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Municipal 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)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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