Nirbhai Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 18, 1992

Male, age 32-33

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirbhai Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 18, 1992, in Morinda, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, February 17, 1992

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on February 18, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jaspal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Morinda

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Morinda, Rupnagar

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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