Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution, date unknown

Male, age 20-22

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution, date unknown, in Amritsar, by Border Security Force; Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution, date unknown

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Amritsar

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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