Kanwaljit Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 9, 1992

Male, age 27

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Kanwaljit Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 09, 1992, in Phillaur, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 5

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on September 9, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

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 (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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