Kashmir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 30, 1993

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari


Photo of Kashmir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 30, 1993, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 23, 1993 and June 24, 1993

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Children; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on June 30, 1993

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Missing fingernails; Burn marks


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gulzar Chand, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Valtoha

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Admitted custody only

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Memorial for victims


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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