Nanak Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1992 and July 6, 1992

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

No education

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nanak Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1992 and July 6,  1992, in Goindwal, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 1, 1992 and June 30, 1992

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 1, 1992 and July 6, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Surinder Pal Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Goindwal

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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