Gurjant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

Male, age 25


Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurjant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 1, 1991 and October 31,  1991, in Rampura Phul, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 31, 1991 and September 30, 1991


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between September 1, 1991 and October 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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