Nishan Singh

Extrajudicial execution on July 4, 1988

Male, age 18-19


Demographics

Education

Vocational degree

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nishan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on July 4, 1988, in Batala, Kala Afgana CRPF Camp, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force


Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on July 4, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)


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

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


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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