Nishan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between December 7, 1992 and December 15, 1993

Male, age 25-26

Demographics

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nishan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between December 7, 1992 and December 15,  1993Unknown type of security forces

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between December 7, 1992 and December 8, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between December 7, 1992 and December 15, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Mangat Rai, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Chaman Lal, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Joginder Singh [Ghoda], Inspector, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Kuldip Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

M.K. Tiwari, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

Narinderpal Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Kapurthala

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 Kapurthala CIA Staff

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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