Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 15, 1989 and July 17, 1989

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 15, 1989 and July 17,  1989 by Unknown type of security forces, in Ramdas, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 15, 1989

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 15, 1989 and July 17, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Unknown type of security forces

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 Ramdas, Amritsar

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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