Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 29, 1991

Male, age 29


Demographics

Residence

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Kulwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 29, 1991, in Faridkot, Ghal Kalan, Mehna, Ajitwal, Moga, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 28, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on March 29, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Bachan Singh Randhawa, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Moga

Kehar Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Faridkot

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Mehna

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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