Gurlal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 14, 1993

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Mechanic

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Gurlal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 14, 1993, in Zira, Firozpur, Ghall Khurd, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 11, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 14, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surinder Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Zira

Mohd. Mustafa, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Firozpur

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Was forced to join

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

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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