Gurmel Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmel Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1992 and December 31,  1992, in Kuleri, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Kuleri, Punjab Police

Officials involved in abduction

Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Nihal Singhwala

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Kuleri, Punjab Police

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Mansa

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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