Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 6, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Gurmeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 06, 1992, in Bhulath, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 05, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

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 August 6, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dilbag Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kishangarh

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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