Nishan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1990 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 22


Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1990 and December 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials uniformed

Yes


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1990 and December 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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