Gurpaj Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 10, 1992

Male, age 28-30

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Gurpaj Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 10, 1992, in Majitha, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on October 10, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Gurdwara cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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