Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1988 and April 10, 1988

Male, age 30-35


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


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Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 31, 1988 and April 9, 1988

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between April 1, 1988 and April 10, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Moga


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Tehal Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Mehna

Ranjit Singh [Thotha], Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Mehna

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); Supported the goals of the militancy movement


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) engaged in militant activity

Remedies desired from government

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


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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