Gurbhej Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 9, 1987

Male, age 17

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurbhej Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 09, 1987, in Amritsar,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police ForcePunjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 1, 1987 and March 31, 1987

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on November 9, 1987

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar, Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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