Chogawan

4 documented cases implicating security forces based in Chogawan:


Amritsar District

Amritsar I Subdistrict
Lakhwinder Singh Male, age 25-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chogawan
Baba Bakala Subdistrict
Jagtar Singh Male, age 31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nawan Chananke
Makhan Singh Male, age 70 at time of disappearance, Jhamke
Raghbir Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tarsikka

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Chogawan:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 4
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

25.0% Not married 1
 
 
75.0% Married 3

If married, did the victim have children?

50.0% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 4


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

75.0% Jat 3
 
 
25.0% Non-Jat 1

Age

75.0% 18-33 3
 
25.0% 65+ 1
 

Education

25.0% Middle school 1
 
50.0% High school 2
 
25.0% College degree 1
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
50.0% Other 2
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 4
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Prior torture

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

50.0% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

25.0% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
25.0% Village fields 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

25.0% Told family to go to another police station 1
 
25.0% Denied involvement 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
25.0% No 1

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

75.0% Extrajudicial executions 3
 
 
25.0% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

75.0% 1 victim 3
 
25.0% 2 victim 1
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
75.0% No genuine encounters in family 3

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

50.0% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

25.0% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
50.0% No 2
 

Condition of corpse, if known

25.0% Bullet wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
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% Punjab Police 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

75.0% Punjab police 3
 
25.0% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

75.0% Combatant 3
 
 
25.0% Non-combatant 1

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

If provided support, support was voluntary

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Approached security officials

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

25.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 

Remedies desired from government

75.0% Monetary compensation to family 3
 
50.0% Truth commission 2
 
50.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 
50.0% Employment 2
 
25.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 
25.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Amritsar 4
 

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
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
100.0% 1993 4
 
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.