Nirmal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 27, 1992 and July 28, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Nirmal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 27, 1992 and July 28,  1992, in Verowal, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, July 25, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Children; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between July 27, 1992 and July 28, 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

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Verowal

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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