Gurmukh Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1987 and October 31, 1987

Male, age 30


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmukh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1987 and October 31,  1987, in Amritsar,  by Central Reserve Police Force


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 22, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1987 and October 31, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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