Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1988 and September 30, 1988

Male, age 24

Demographics

Education

High school

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 1, 1988 and September 30,  1988, in Jandiala, by Punjab Police

Detention & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Extrajudicial Execution between August 1, 1988 and September 30, 1988

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

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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