Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 29, 1991

Male, age 18-20

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Student

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurmeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 29, 1991, in Khanna, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 29, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 29, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sant Ram, Inspector, Punjab Police, Khanna

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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