Gurnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Gurnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 1, 1991 and October 31,  1991, in Patti, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Patti

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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