Gurbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 18, 1992 and December 20, 1992

Male, age 28

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Unemployed

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between December 18, 1992 and December 20,  1992, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, December 15, 1992

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between December 18, 1992 and December 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ashok Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jhabal Kalan, Chandigarh

Response by officials

No Response, Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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