Nirvail Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 17, 1991

Male, age 35-40

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture, Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirvail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 17, 1991, in Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on November 17, 1991

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

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Forced

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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