Nirmal Singh

Extrajudicial execution on October 31, 1990

Male, age 25-26

Demographics

Residence

Education

Graduate diploma

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Nirmal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on October 31, 1990, in Patiala, Jalandhar, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution on October 31, 1990

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes, but forced immediate cremation

Cremation location

Gurdwara 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

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution of a family member or a friend

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

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

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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