Gurbaksh Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 2, 1988

Male, age 35


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurbaksh Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 2, 1988, in Rode Jallewala, by Punjab Police


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on September 2, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Zira


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Firozpur

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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