Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 26, 1987 and August 27, 1987

Male, age 22-23

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 23, 1987 and August 24, 1987

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 26, 1987 and August 27, 1987

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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kartarpur

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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