Satnaam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 14, 1992 and July 15, 1993

Male, age 20-21

Demographics

Residence

Education

Primary school

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnaam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 14, 1992 and July 15,  1993, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between May 14, 1992 and July 15, 1993

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 14, 1992 and July 15, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Ajit Singh Sandhu, Senior Superintendent of Police, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tarn Taran

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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