Nirmal Singh

Disappeared between October 15, 1991 and December 15, 1991

Male, age 19-20

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirmal Singh,  disappeared between October 15, 1991 and December 15,  1991 by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between October 15, 1991 and December 15, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between October 15, 1991 and December 15, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Faridkot

Response by officials

Admitted custody only, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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