Gurjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 14, 1989

Male, age 10

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 14, 1989, in Bhagha Purana, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on November 14, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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