Gurmukh Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1992 and April 2, 1992

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmukh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1992 and April 2,  1992, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 23, 1992

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 1, 1992 and April 2, 1992

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

Yes, Voluntary

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kapurthala, Mehta

Response by officials

Admitted custody only, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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