Nirmal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 28, 1989

Male, age 19


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirmal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 28, 1989, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, September 15, 1988

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


Extrajudicial Execution on March 28, 1989

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground, Tarn Taran


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surinder Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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