Gurjant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 30, 1992

Male, age 28-30

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Mechanic, Carpenter

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Gurjant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 30, 1992, in Jagraon, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on September 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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