Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 3, 1985

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

High school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 3, 1985, in Ramgarh, Lucknow,  by Army, in Lucknow, by Army


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 8, 1984 and June 9, 1984

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

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 March 3, 1985

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

, Army

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

, Army

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

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 abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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