Kashmir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1988 and July 31, 1988

Male, age 40

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kashmir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1988 and July 31,  1988, in Dhilwan, by Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1988 and July 31, 1988

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

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)

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhulath

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.