Gurjit Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 10, 1983 and August 14, 1983

Male, age 20-25


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurjit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 10, 1983 and August 14,  1983, in Payal, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 10, 1983 and August 14, 1983

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between August 10, 1983 and August 14, 1983

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Katani Kalan

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Payal

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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