Satnaam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 26, 1986

Male, age 18-19


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Satnaam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 26, 1986Punjab Police


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on March 26, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Atholi

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

General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


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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