Gurnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 8, 1991

Male, age 30

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 08, 1991

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on March 8, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones

Security Forces Implicated

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, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

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

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

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.