Gurbinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 20, 1990

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurbinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 20, 1990, in Goraya, Apra, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on October 20, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

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

Security officials approached

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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