Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between August 2, 1992 and August 3, 1992

Male, age 18-20

Demographics

Residence

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between August 2, 1992 and August 3,  1992, in Tarn Taran, Sarhali Kalan, by Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between July 22, 1992 and July 24, 1992

Place of abduction

Checkpoint (naka)

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between August 2, 1992 and August 3, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Cremated the body

Cremation location

Municipal cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bruises; Cuts/wounds; Burn marks

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

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 Tarn Taran, Sarhali Kalan

Response by officials

Denied involvement, Told family to go to another police station

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

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

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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