Satnam Singh

Extrajudicial execution between September 1, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Male, age 50-55

Demographics

Education

High school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Satnam Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between September 1, 1991 and September 30,  1991Punjab Police

Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 5-6

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between September 1, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Parents; Children; Co-villager; Respondent

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between September 1, 1991 and September 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Cremation location

Village cremation ground

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school, Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

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

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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