Kashmir Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 14, 1997 and March 15, 1997

Male, age 27-28

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Kashmir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 14, 1997 and March 15,  1997, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 14, 1997 and March 15, 1997

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between March 14, 1997 and March 15, 1997

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harwinder Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Gulzar Chand, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Rameshwar Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

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 Hoshiarpur

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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