Kuldip Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 10, 1989

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 22, 1989 and July 23, 1989

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

Yes

Judge/magistrate result

Police custody/remand

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on August 10, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Baldev Raj Sharma, Punjab Police, Chohla Sahib

Surinder Pal Singh, Punjab Police

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sarhali Kalan

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family members ran away, Family member(s) abused alcohol/drugs

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

Yes

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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