Rajwinder Kaur

Extrajudicial execution on March 31, 1991

Female, age 20


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Housewife

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Rajwinder Kaur, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 31, 1991, in New Delhi,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in New Delhi, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on March 31, 1991

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

New Delhi, Punjab Police; CRPF

Officials involved in abduction

Mohd. Izhar Alam, DIG (Deputy Inspector General), CRPF, New Delhi

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

New Delhi, Punjab Police; CRPF

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Morinda

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family member(s) engaged in militant activity

Remedies desired from government

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


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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