Gurjeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 12, 1991

Male, age 20


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurjeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 12, 1991 by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police ForceCentral Reserve Police Force


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 06, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 12, 1991

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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Beas, Baba Bakala

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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