Satnaam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 15, 1992 and October 20, 1992

Male, age 20-22


Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Day laborer

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Kesdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Satnaam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 15, 1992 and October 20,  1992, in Rupnagar, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between October 5, 1992 and October 6, 1992

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Sibling; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

Yes

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Demands by security forces

Money

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 15, 1992 and October 20, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Harjit Singh, Punjab Police, Rupnagar

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 & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Employment; Truth commission


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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