Atma Singh

Extrajudicial execution between October 10, 1992 and October 24, 1992

Male, age 67-68


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

5

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Atma Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between October 10, 1992 and October 24,  1992, in Tarn Taran, by Punjab Police


Abduction & Detention

Prior detentions

Yes, 25

Prior torture

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between August 25, 1991 and September 25, 1991

Place of abduction

Police station

Witness(es) to abduction

Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between October 10, 1992 and October 24, 1992

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Daya Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Sarhali Kalan

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

Yes, Voluntary


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

4

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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