Nikka Singh

Disappeared on July 20, 1992

Male, age 18

Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Chamar

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, July 20, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Grandparent; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on July 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Khatri, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bhucho Mandi

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Bhucho Mandi, Mansa, Bathinda, Talwandi Sabo, Maur

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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