Gurmukh Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Male, age 21-22


Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Student

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmukh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1991 and September 30,  1991, in Moga CIA Staff,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Moga CIA Staff, Mehna, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 31, 1991 and September 29, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurbachan Singh Randhawa, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Moga CIA Staff

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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