Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 9, 1988

Male, age 33-34


Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 10-15

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 8, 1988

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on May 9, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Sungwan

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face; Burn marks


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Dhar Singh, Constable, Punjab Police, Dubli

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)


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) abused alcohol/drugs, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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