Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on June 29, 1992

Male, age 32

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on June 29, 1992, in Tanda, by Punjab Police

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 2

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between June 27, 1992 and June 28, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on June 29, 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

Bullet wounds; Cuts/wounds; Broken bones; Missing hair from head or face

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Tanda

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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