Nirmal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 9, 1991 and June 10, 1991

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Chamar


Photo of Nirmal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 9, 1991 and June 10,  1991, in Shahkot, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 9, 1991 and June 10, 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

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense); General persecution of Sikhs; Supported the goals of the militancy movement

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Shahkot, Jalandhar

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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