Gurbhej Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1985 and June 30, 1985

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurbhej Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1985 and June 30,  1985, in Patiala, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 1, 1985 and June 30, 1985

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 1, 1985 and June 30, 1985

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Patiala

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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