Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1985 and January 31, 1985

Male, age 18


Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Kulwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1985 and January 31,  1985, in Zira,  by Punjab Police; Border Security Force, in Zira, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 30, 1984 and January 29, 1985

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Cousin; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1985 and January 31, 1985

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bhinder Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Was forced to join


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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