Gurmeet Kaur

Extrajudicial execution between September 19, 1992 and October 5, 1992

Female, age 24-25


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmeet Kaur, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 19, 1992 and October 5,  1992, in Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 19, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between September 19, 1992 and October 5, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Paramjit Teja, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhikhiwind

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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