Gurnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 30, 1992

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh


Photo of Gurnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 30, 1992, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 15, 1992 and November 20, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on November 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurbachan Singh Manochahal, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

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

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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