Gursahib Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 22, 1991

Male, age 25-26

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gursahib Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 22, 1991Black cat

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5-6

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on January 22, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

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

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

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

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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