Nanak Singh

Disappeared between April 12, 1991 and May 13, 1991

Male, age 18-20

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Shopkeeper, Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Nanak Singh,  disappeared between April 12, 1991 and May 13,  1991 by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between April 12, 1991 and May 13, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between April 12, 1991 and May 13, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurmeet Chand, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Amritsar

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar, Amritsar Jail

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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