Gurbachan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on December 29, 1992

Male, age 32-33

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurbachan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on December 29, 1992, in Amarkot,  by Black cat, in Valtoha, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, between September 1, 1992 and October 31, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Cousin; Aunt/uncle

Security officials uniformed

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on December 29, 1992

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

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Black cat, from Amarkot

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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