Nirvair Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 24, 1987

Male, age 30-35


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirvair Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 24, 1987, in Amritsar, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force; Black cat


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on November 24, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Bolewal

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

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

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

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

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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