Kashmir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 26, 1991

Male, age 35-36

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kashmir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 26, 1991, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 14, 1991 and August 15, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on September 26, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Raghubir Singh, 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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

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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