Satnaam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 26, 1991

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Shopkeeper

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Satnaam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 26, 1991, in Jandiala, by Central Reserve Police Force

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution on April 26, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

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 Jandiala

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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