Satish Kumar Sharma

2 documented cases directly implicating Satish Kumar Sharma in abduction/disappearance:


Rupnagar District

Rupnagar Subdistrict
Amarjit Singh Male, age 29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kheri Salabatpur

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld

Key statistics of cases directly implicating Satish Kumar Sharma:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 2
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

50.0% Not married 1
 
 
50.0% Married 1

If married, did the victim have children?

50.0% Yes 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 2


Religion

100.0% Sikh 2
 

Caste

100.0% Non-Jat 2
 

Age

100.0% 18-33 2
 

Education

50.0% Primary school 1
 
50.0% Some college 1
 

Employment

100.0% Other 2
 

Urban / Rural

50.0% Rural 1
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Prior torture

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Bus station/stand 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

50.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 2
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 2

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

50.0% Cremated the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 2
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 2
 
50.0% CRPF 1
 
50.0% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 2
 
100.0% Criminal Investigation Agency 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

100.0% Combatant 2
 
 
0.0% Non-combatant 0

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

50.0% Didn’t know what to do 1
 
50.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Employment 2
 
100.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
100.0% Truth commission 2
 
50.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
50.0% Investigations into abuses 1
 
50.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 

Year & District  

District

50.0% Rupnagar 1
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
0.0% 1986 0
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
50.0% 1989 1
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
50.0% 1991 1
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
0.0% 1994 0
 
0.0% 1995 0
 
0.0% 1996 0
 
0.0% 1997 0
 
0.0% 1998 0
 
0.0% 1999 0
 
0.0% 2000 0
 
0.0% 2001 0
 
0.0% 2002 0
 
0.0% 2003 0
 
0.0% 2004 0
 
0.0% 2005 0
 
0.0% 2006 0
 
0.0% 2007 0
 
0.0% 2012 0
 

Boundaries based on the 2001 census. Read about our methodology.