Kulwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 17, 1987

Male, age 24


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Kulwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 17, 1987, in Amritsar, by Central Reserve Police Force


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on September 17, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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