Atma Singh

Extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1988 and July 31, 1988

Male, age 40-45

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

4

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Atma Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between July 1, 1988 and July 31,  1988Punjab Police

Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No

Extrajudicial Execution between July 1, 1988 and July 31, 1988

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do

Impact on family

Family member(s) died due to depression/shock

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment; Truth commission

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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