Gurmeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 8, 1993

Male, age 16

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Gurmeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 08, 1993Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 4-5

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, May 22, 1990

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 8, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Satpal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Neelpur

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; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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