Gurwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 22-25

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

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

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, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Beas

Response by officials

Victim accidentally killed in custody

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

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