Niranjan Singh

Extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Male, age 33

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Niranjan Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between January 1, 1991 and December 31,  1991, in Gurdaspur, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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