Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on March 18, 1993

Male, age 23

Demographics

Education

Middle school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on March 18, 1993, in Rayya, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 11, 1993

Place of abduction

Friend/relative's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Cousin; Aunt/uncle

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on March 18, 1993

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Jagtar Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector, Punjab Police, Rayya

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 Rayya, Beas, Amritsar

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Desire nothing from government

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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