Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 4, 1992

Male, age 17-18


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Gurmeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 4, 1992, in Ghanieke Bangar,  by Punjab Police; Black cat


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 29, 1992 and August 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on September 4, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sucha Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Ghanieke Bangar

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family members ran away

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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