Kulwant Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 2, 1987

Male, age 24


Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Kulwant Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 2, 1987, in Pathankot, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 26, 1987

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on April 2, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; 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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