Satnam Singh

Disappeared on March 17, 1991

Male, age 18-19

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Driver (bus/truck/car)

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnam Singh,  disappeared on March 17, 1991, in Beas,  by Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 17, 1991

Place of abduction

Roadside

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 17, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Beas, Amritsar, Manjita

Response by officials

No Response, Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

No, Believed it would have been ineffective

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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