Nihal Singh

Disappeared, date unknown

Male, age 20-25


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nihal Singh,  disappeared, date unknown, in Nathana,  by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention,

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, the victim turned himself/herself in

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Disappeared, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Malhi, Punjab Police, Nathana

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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