Nishan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 21, 1992

Male, age 20

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Nishan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 21, 1992, in Firozpur, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, June 19, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Sibling

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 June 21, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mohd. Mustafa, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Firozpur

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 Firozpur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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