Gurbrinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 10, 1987 and March 11, 1987

Male, age 17


Demographics

Residence

Education

Some college

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurbrinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 10, 1987 and March 11,  1987, in Batala, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 9, 1987 and March 10, 1987

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle; Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between March 10, 1987 and March 11, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Batala

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Missing hair from head or face; Burn marks


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

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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