Gurmej Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 2, 1993

Male, age 26-27


Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Gurmej Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 02, 1993, in Bhikhiwind, by Punjab Police


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Unknown


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 2, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

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

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Bhikhiwind

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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