Gurmail Singh Gaila

Extrajudicial execution on April 26, 1984

Male, age 28-29


Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmail Singh Gaila, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 26, 1984Border Security Force


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on April 26, 1984

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Moga


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

BSF

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Moga

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

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.