Kawalnain Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 3, 1991

Male, age 19-31

Demographics

Education

Some college

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kawalnain Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 03, 1991, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between February 1, 1991 and February 25, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 3, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Malhi, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Amritsar

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 Amritsar

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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