Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution on August 10, 1988

Male, age 25


Demographics

Education

Middle school

Married

Yes

Children

2

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on August 10, 1988, in Sirhind Fatehgarh Sahib, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, August 10, 1988

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Parents; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Extrajudicial Execution on August 10, 1988

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground, Mahmadi Pur

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Sher Singh, Station House Officer, Punjab Police, Sirhind Fatehgarh Sahib

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming in late 2018


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Sirhind Fatehgarh Sahib

Response by officials

Extrajudicial execution [of victim] in an "encounter"

Legal remedies pursued

No, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family member(s) died due to depression/shock, Family member(s) was mentally disturbed

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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