Kulwinder Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 8, 1988

Male, age 22


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kulwinder Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 8, 1988, in Goraya, Kapurthala, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 8, 1988

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Jail


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on August 8, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Sidhwan

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

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission


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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