Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 15, 1992 and February 15, 1993

Male, age 23

Demographics

Residence

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 15, 1992 and January 15, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between December 15, 1992 and February 15, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Avtar Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Chamkaur Sahib

Basra, Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Rupnagar CIA Staff

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Rupnagar, Chamkaur Sahib

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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