Kamaljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 27, 1992

Male, age 21

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Kamaljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 27, 1992, in Jalandhar,  by Criminal Investigation Agency, in Jalandhar, by Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 21, 1992

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Witness(es) to abduction

Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 27, 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

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Jalandhar, Beas, Amritsar

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

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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