Nirmal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on September 20, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirmal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on September 20, 1992, in Mehta, Amritsar, by Punjab Police; Border Security Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on September 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

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 Mehta

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

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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