Nirmal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1992 and April 30, 1992

Male, age 22-25

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Nirmal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 1, 1992 and April 30,  1992, in Bhagha Purana,  by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency, in Bhagha Purana, by Punjab Police; Criminal Investigation Agency

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 1, 1992 and March 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; 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 between March 1, 1992 and April 30, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurbachan Singh Randhawa, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Bhagha Purana

Gurmej Singh [Dhola], Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhagha Purana

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

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Bhagha Purana

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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

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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