Gurmej Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 22, 1994

Male, age 22-24

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Carpenter

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Gurmej Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 22, 1994, in Amritsar,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 22, 1994

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on January 22, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

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

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Majitha

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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