Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 2, 1992

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 3-4

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 29, 1992

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Witness(es) to abduction

Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 2, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Pritpal Singh, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Balwinder Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Balkar Singh, Head Constable, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Gian Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Ritaraj Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Fatehgarh Churian

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Fatehgarh Churian

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes, 1

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Charnjit Singh, Madu Chhanga (ID: 3347), Ajnala, Amritsar

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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