Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 23, 1992

Male, age 35

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 23, 1992Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 19, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 23, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Nihal Singhwala

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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