Satnam Singh

Disappeared on March 2, 1991

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

College degree

Employment

Student

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnam Singh,  disappeared on March 02, 1991, in Qadian, Batala,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 02, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 2, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Rajbir Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Qadian

R.P. Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Batala

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Qadian, Batala

Response by officials

Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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