Panjwar (Bhujrawala, Panjwar Kalan, Panjwar Khurd)

1 documented case implicating security forces based in Panjwar (Bhujrawala, Panjwar Kalan, Panjwar Khurd):


Amritsar District

Tarn Taran Subdistrict
Avtar Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Panjwar

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Panjwar (Bhujrawala, Panjwar Kalan, Panjwar Khurd):

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 1
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

100.0% Not married 1
 
 
0.0% Married 0

If married, did the victim have children?


Total children surviving victims: 0


Religion

100.0% Sikh 1
 

Caste

100.0% Non-Jat 1
 

Age

100.0% 18-33 1
 

Education

100.0% No education 1
 

Employment

100.0% Day labourer 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 1
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 1

Prior torture

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 1
 
 
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

100.0% Yes 1
 

Victim abduction location

100.0% Victim’s residence 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

100.0% Yes 1
 
 
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
 
 
0.0% No 0

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 1
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 2 victim 1
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 1

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

100.0% Cremated the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 1
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
100.0% Non-combatant 1

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

100.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Approached security officials

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

100.0% Not applicable 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
100.0% Employment 1
 
100.0% Monetary compensation to family 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Amritsar 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
 
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 1
 
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.