Khasa

4 documented cases implicating security forces based in Khasa:


Amritsar District

Ajnala Subdistrict
Resham Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Boparai Khurd
Amritsar II Subdistrict
Baldev Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chheharta Sahib
Raghbir Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khasa
Tarn Taran Subdistrict
Avtar Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kot Dharam Chand Kalan

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Khasa:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 4
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

50.0% Not married 2
 
 
50.0% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

50.0% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 7


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 4
 

Age

50.0% 18-33 2
 
50.0% 34-49 2
 

Education

25.0% Primary school 1
 
50.0% Middle school 2
 
25.0% High school 1
 

Employment

25.0% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
25.0% Farmer/agriculture 1
 
50.0% Other 2
 

Urban / Rural

75.0% Rural 3
 
 
25.0% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 4

Prior torture

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to abduction

75.0% Yes 3
 

Victim abduction location

25.0% Police station 1
 
25.0% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
25.0% Roadside 1
 
25.0% Bus station/stand 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

25.0% Victim accidentally killed in custody 1
 
25.0% Other 1
 
25.0% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
75.0% No 3

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 4
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 4
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 4

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
 
75.0% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known

25.0% Broken bones 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Security forces uniformed

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 4
 
25.0% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 4
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 2
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 2

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 2

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Approached security officials

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

25.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 
25.0% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Employment 4
 
100.0% Monetary compensation to family 4
 
50.0% Truth commission 2
 
25.0% Investigations into abuses 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
 
25.0% 1990 1
 
50.0% 1991 2
 
25.0% 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.