Gurmej Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 6, 1987

Male, age 58


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmej Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 6, 1987, in Faridkot CIA Staff, Sadiq, by Punjab Police


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 6

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on May 6, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Mani Singhwala

Condition of corpse

Cuts/wounds; Missing hair from head or face; Missing fingernails


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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