Nahar Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 27, 1991

Male, age 24

Demographics

Residence

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nahar Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 27, 1991, in Makhu, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 25, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on September 27, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Kot Ise Khan

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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