Wadala Granthian

3 documented cases implicating security forces based in Wadala Granthian:


Gurdaspur District

Batala Subdistrict
Harpal Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chima
Lakhbir Singh Male, age 32-33 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rasulpur
Mangal Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chima

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Wadala Granthian:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 3
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

33.3% Not married 1
 
 
66.7% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

66.7% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 7


Religion

100.0% Sikh 3
 

Caste

66.7% Jat 2
 
 
33.3% Non-Jat 1

Age

100.0% 18-33 3
 

Education

33.3% Middle school 1
 
66.7% High school 2
 

Employment

66.7% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
33.3% Day labourer 1
 
33.3% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 3
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
66.7% No 2

Prior torture

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
66.7% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 3
 

Victim abduction location

33.3% Victim’s residence 1
 
33.3% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
33.3% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status


Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 3

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 3
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

33.3% 1 victim 1
 
66.7% 2 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 3

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

Security forces uniformed

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

66.7% Punjab Police 2
 
33.3% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 3
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
100.0% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 3

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 3

Approached security officials

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 3

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

100.0% Didn’t know what to do 3
 
100.0% Couldn’t afford 3
 
66.7% Afraid of retaliation 2
 
66.7% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 3
 
100.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 3
 
100.0% Employment 3
 
100.0% Truth commission 3
 
100.0% Investigations into abuses 3
 
66.7% Rehabilitation services to family members 2
 
33.3% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Gurdaspur 3
 

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
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
33.3% 1992 1
 
66.7% 1993 2
 
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.