Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 15, 1992

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kulwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 15, 1992, in Baba Bakala, Mehta,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Amritsar Mal Mandi Interrogation Center, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 04, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 15, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Baba Bakala

Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Mehta

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Baba Bakala, Mehta, Amritsar

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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