Kulwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 17, 1991

Male, age 37

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kulwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 17, 1991 by Unknown type of security forces, in Dugri, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on July 17, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Unknown type of security forces

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); Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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