Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1989 and July 31, 1989

Male, age 27-28

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between June 1, 1989 and July 31,  1989, in Kahnuwan, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Bus station/stand

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between June 1, 1989 and July 31, 1989

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Employment

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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