Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1992 and November 30, 1992

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1992 and November 30,  1992, in Kalanaur, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 15, 1992 and November 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between November 1, 1992 and November 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Broken bones

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bai, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kalanaur

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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