Gurmel Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 15, 1992 and December 20, 1992

Male, age 41


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmel Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between December 15, 1992 and December 20,  1992, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between December 15, 1992 and December 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in canal/river


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Teg Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bhikhiwind

Bhushan, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, Army, from Tarn Taran

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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