Satpal Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1991 and August 31, 1992

Male, age 30-35

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

0

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satpal Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1991 and August 31,  1992, in Bhulath, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

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

Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1991 and August 31, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Condition of corpse

Bruises

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Brar, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Bhulath

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, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Bhulath

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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