Gurbachan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 64-65

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurbachan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1992 and December 31,  1992, in Jalandhar, Kartarpur, Kapurthala,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Jalandhar, Kartarpur, Kapurthala, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 20-25

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, October 18, 1990

Place of abduction

None

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

None

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1992 and December 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises

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

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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