Gurmej Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 13, 1993 and May 15, 1993

Male, age 25-30

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmej Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 13, 1993 and May 15,  1993, in Jalandhar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between April 13, 1993 and May 15, 1993

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between April 13, 1993 and May 15, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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 Mehta

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

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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