Nirmal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 28, 1991

Male, age 26

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirmal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 28, 1991 by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police ForceUnknown type of security forces

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 10, 1991 and January 20, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Children; Sibling; Cousin; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 28, 1991

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 extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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