Gurmej Kaur

Extrajudicial execution on December 10, 1991

Female, age 60

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmej Kaur, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 10, 1991, in Jhabal Kalan,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 10, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Children; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 10, 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

Officials involved in abduction

Suba Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

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

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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