Kulwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 29, 1993 and August 19, 1993

Male, age 10-11


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kulwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 29, 1993 and August 19,  1993, in Bhikhiwind, Tarn Taran, Khemkaran, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, January 1, 1993

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between July 29, 1993 and August 19, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Parmjit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police

Baldev Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police

Gurmit Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Verowal

Ajit Singh Sandhu, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

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, Punjab Police, from Bhikhiwind

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

7

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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