Chamyari

2 documented cases implicating security forces based in Chamyari:


Amritsar District

Ajnala Subdistrict
Surinder Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chamyari

Gurdaspur District

Batala Subdistrict
Amarjit Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kotla Baman

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Chamyari:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 2
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

100.0% Not married 2
 
 
0.0% Married 0

If married, did the victim have children?


Total children surviving victims: 0


Religion

100.0% Sikh 2
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 2
 

Age

100.0% 18-33 2
 

Education

100.0% High school 2
 

Employment

50.0% Shopkeeper 1
 
50.0% Farmer/agriculture 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 2
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

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 2

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
50.0% Victim’s residence 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

50.0% Denied involvement 1
 

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


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

50.0% Broken bones 1
 
50.0% Bullet wounds 1
 
50.0% Bruises 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

50.0% Army 1
 
50.0% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

50.0% CRPF 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

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

50.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 
50.0% Not applicable 1
 
50.0% Didn’t know what to do 1
 
50.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 2
 
100.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 
50.0% Truth commission 1
 
50.0% Investigations into abuses 1
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 1
 
50.0% Employment 1
 

Year & District  

District

50.0% Amritsar 1
 
50.0% Gurdaspur 1
 

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
 
50.0% 1987 1
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
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
 

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