Gurpartap Singh

Extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1993 and December 31, 1993

Male, age 17


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurpartap Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between November 1, 1993 and December 31,  1993, in Handiaya, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in, between October 1, 1993 and October 31, 1993

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Cousin; Aunt/uncle; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between November 1, 1993 and December 31, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurbachan Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

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 Tarn Taran, Barnala

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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