Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 27, 1990 and August 29, 1991

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Mazbi


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 27, 1990 and August 29,  1991, in Chheharta Sahib,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Chheharta Sahib, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2-3

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 24, 1990 and August 26, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 27, 1990 and August 29, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Unknown

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Chheharta Sahib

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission

Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Unknown

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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