Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on May 3, 1991

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Kulwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on May 03, 1991, in Dharamkot, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 16, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager; Respondent

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 May 3, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhikhiwind, Khalra, Mallanwala, Firozpur, Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Gurdaspur

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; 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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