Nirvail Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 26, 1991 and March 26, 1992

Male, age 19

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirvail Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 26, 1991 and March 26,  1992Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between March 23, 1991 and March 23, 1992

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between March 26, 1991 and March 26, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

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

Yes, Punjab Police, from Beas

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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