Gurlal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 18, 1991

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between November 18, 1991 and November 20, 1991

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 18, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Burn marks

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Calcutta

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) abused alcohol/drugs, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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