Sur Singh

7 documented cases implicating security forces based in Sur Singh:


Amritsar District

Patti Subdistrict
Butta Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sur Singh
Gura Singh Male, age 34-35 at time of disappearance, Sur Singh
Gurwinder Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dhun
Hansa Singh Male, age 25-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chima Kalan
Ram Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sur Singh
Subeg Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sur Singh
Surinder Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sur Singh

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Sur Singh:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 7
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

57.1% Not married 4
 
 
42.9% Married 3

If married, did the victim have children?

28.6% Yes 2
 
 
14.3% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 6


Religion

100.0% Sikh 7
 

Caste

85.7% Jat 6
 
 
14.3% Non-Jat 1

Age

71.4% 18-33 5
 
28.6% 34-49 2
 

Education

85.7% No education 6
 
14.3% High school 1
 

Employment

85.7% Farmer/agriculture 6
 
14.3% Day labourer 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 7
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

42.9% Yes 3
 
 
57.1% No 4

Prior torture

42.9% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

71.4% Yes 5
 
 
28.6% No 2

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
60.0% No 3

Witnesses to abduction

71.4% Yes 5
 

Victim abduction location

28.6% Roadside 2
 
42.9% Other 3
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

57.1% Yes 4
 
 
14.3% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

14.3% Other 1
 
14.3% Gave no response 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

14.3% Yes 1
 
 
57.1% No 4

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

85.7% Extrajudicial executions 6
 
 
14.3% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

57.1% 1 victim 4
 
42.9% 2 victim 3
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 7

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

42.9% Yes 3
 
14.3% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 1
 
28.6% No 2
 

Condition of corpse, if known

57.1% Bullet wounds 4
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

71.4% Yes 5
 
 
14.3% No 1

Security forces uniformed

80.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

71.4% Punjab Police 5
 
57.1% CRPF 4
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

71.4% Punjab police 5
 
57.1% CRPF 4
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

71.4% Combatant 5
 
 
28.6% Non-combatant 2

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

14.3% Yes 1
 
 
14.3% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

14.3% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

57.1% Yes 4
 
 
42.9% No 3

Approached security officials

28.6% Yes 2
 
 
71.4% No 5

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

42.9% Afraid of retaliation 3
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 7
 
85.7% Employment 6
 
57.1% Rehabilitation services to family members 4
 
42.9% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
42.9% Truth commission 3
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Amritsar 7
 

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
 
42.9% 1989 3
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
14.3% 1991 1
 
28.6% 1992 2
 
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
 
14.3% Date Unknown 1
 

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