Nirvail Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1991 and August 30, 1991

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirvail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1991 and August 30,  1991, in Batala,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Batala, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 1, 1991 and August 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 1, 1991 and August 30, 1991

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 abduction

Ajaib Singh, Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Batala

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; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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