Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on November 1, 1986

Male, age 18-19


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Ramgarhia


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on November 1, 1986, in Batala, by Punjab Police


Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, November 1, 1986

Place of abduction

Shop/market

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on November 1, 1986

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Batala

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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