Gurnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 15, 1993

Male, age 45-50

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 15, 1993, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 15, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on October 15, 1993

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

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhabal Kalan

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

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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