Dalwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 15, 1991

Male, age 28-30

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Dalwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 15, 1991, in Kartarpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10-12

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 1, 1991 and August 2, 1991

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 15, 1991

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

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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