Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between February 17, 1987 and February 20, 1987

Male, age 30-35


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between February 17, 1987 and February 20,  1987, in Tarn Taran,  by Punjab Police; Central Reserve Police Force, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, around February 15, 1987

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution between February 17, 1987 and February 20, 1987

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sita Ram, Inspector, Punjab Police, Tarn Taran

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes


Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Tarn Taran

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

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


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

Note: Subdistrict and district boundaries are based on the 2001 census. Read more about our methodology.