Kartar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 20, 1989

Male, age 65


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kartar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 20, 1989Punjab Police


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on August 20, 1989

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

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhai Ladhu

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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