Kuldeep Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 16, 1989

Male, age 23-23


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Kuldeep Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 16, 1989, in Nakodar, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 16, 1989

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on February 16, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Haer

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); Was forced to join


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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