Gurmej Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 1, 1993 and March 31, 1993

Male, age 60-65


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmej Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between February 1, 1993 and March 31,  1993, in Khalra, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 15, 1992 and January 14, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between February 1, 1993 and March 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Suba Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Khalra

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 Khalra

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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