Gurpal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 9, 1992

Male, age 34

Demographics

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Gurpal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 09, 1992, in Beas, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 28, 1992 and March 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 9, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Wassan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Beas

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Beas, Rayya

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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