Kamaljeet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1989 and April 30, 1989

Male, age 30-35

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kamaljeet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between April 1, 1989 and April 30,  1989, in Jalandhar, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between April 1, 1989 and April 30, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

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; General persecution of Sikhs; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.