Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 30, 1993

Male, age 39

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kulwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 30, 1993, in Tarn Taran CIA Staff, Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 23, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurnam Singh, Sub Inspector, Criminal Investigation Agency, Tarn Taran CIA Staff

Jagdeep Singh, Inspector, 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 Tarn Taran

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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