Tanda

2 documented cases implicating security forces based in Tanda:


Gurdaspur District

Batala Subdistrict
Satnam Singh Male, age 32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sri Hargobindpur
Gurdaspur Subdistrict
Amrik Singh Male, age 29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gahlari

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Tanda:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 2
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

0.0% Not married 0
 
 
100.0% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

100.0% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 4


Religion

100.0% Sikh 2
 

Caste

50.0% Jat 1
 
 
50.0% Non-Jat 1

Age

100.0% 18-33 2
 

Education

50.0% No education 1
 
50.0% Primary school 1
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 1
 
50.0% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

50.0% Rural 1
 
 
50.0% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Prior torture

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 1

Witnesses to abduction

50.0% No 1
 
 
50.0% Yes 1

Victim abduction location

100.0% Roadside 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

100.0% Other 2
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 2
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 2

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

50.0% Cremated the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

50.0% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
50.0% No 1
 

Condition of corpse, if known

100.0% Bullet wounds 2
 
50.0% Bruises 1
 
50.0% Cuts/wounds 1
 
50.0% Broken bones 1
 
50.0% Missing hair from head or face 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

50.0% Punjab Police 1
 
50.0% BSF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

50.0% Punjab police 1
 
50.0% BSF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 1
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 1

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Approached security officials

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

100.0% Afraid of retaliation 2
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Truth commission 2
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 1
 
50.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 
50.0% Employment 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Gurdaspur 2
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
0.0% 1986 0
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
50.0% 1989 1
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
50.0% 1992 1
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
0.0% 1994 0
 
0.0% 1995 0
 
0.0% 1996 0
 
0.0% 1997 0
 
0.0% 1998 0
 
0.0% 1999 0
 
0.0% 2000 0
 
0.0% 2001 0
 
0.0% 2002 0
 
0.0% 2003 0
 
0.0% 2004 0
 
0.0% 2005 0
 
0.0% 2006 0
 
0.0% 2007 0
 
0.0% 2012 0
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0
 

Boundaries based on the 2001 census. Read about our methodology.