Nirmal Singh

Disappeared between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Nirmal Singh,  disappeared between January 1, 1991 and December 31,  1992, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1992

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

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; General persecution of Sikhs

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Chandigarh, Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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