Gurbachan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on January 8, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurbachan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on January 08, 1992, in Fatehabad, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 01, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Aunt/uncle; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on January 8, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Daya Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Goindwal

Surinder Pal, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Goindwal

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Fatehabad

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) committed suicide

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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