Nirmal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 7, 1992

Male, age 30-32

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Nirmal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 07, 1992, in Kharkan, by Border Security Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on April 7, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, BSF, from Hoshiarpur

Response by officials

None

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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