Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1992 and October 30, 1992

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 1, 1992 and October 30, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1992 and October 30, 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

Mulakh Raj, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; General persecution of Sikhs

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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