Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 2, 1992 and May 5, 1992

Male, age 20-22


Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 2, 1992 and May 5,  1992, in Jhabal Kalan, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, May 02, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between May 2, 1992 and May 5, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Suba Sirhind, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Jhabal Kalan

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; General persecution of Sikhs


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Remedies desired from government

Rehabilitation services to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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