Puhla

4 documented cases implicating security forces based in Puhla:


Amritsar District

Amritsar II Subdistrict
Jasbir Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar
Baba Bakala Subdistrict
Manjeet Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Timmowal
Khadoor Sahib Subdistrict
Rasham Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Munda Pind
Patti Subdistrict
Dilbagh Singh Male, age 31-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rattoke Prem Nagar

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Puhla:

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?

75.0% Yes 3
 


Total children surviving victims: 10


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 4
 

Age

100.0% 18-33 4
 

Education

25.0% No education 1
 
50.0% Primary school 2
 
25.0% Middle school 1
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
50.0% Other 2
 

Urban / Rural

75.0% Rural 3
 
 
25.0% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Prior torture

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

100.0% Yes 1
 
 
200.0% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

25.0% No 1
 
 
25.0% Yes 1

Victim abduction location

25.0% Village fields 1
 
50.0% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
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
 

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

25.0% Cremated the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 4
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
300.0% No 3

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

75.0% Black cat 3
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Black cat 4
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

25.0% Combatant 1
 
 
75.0% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
75.0% No 3

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

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

25.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 4
 
75.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 3
 
75.0% Employment 3
 
25.0% Truth commission 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
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
0.0% 1994 0
 
0.0% 1995 0
 
25.0% 1996 1
 
0.0% 1997 0
 
0.0% 1998 0
 
0.0% 1999 0
 
0.0% 2000 0
 
0.0% 2001 0
 
25.0% 2002 1
 
0.0% 2003 0
 
0.0% 2004 0
 
0.0% 2005 0
 
0.0% 2006 0
 
0.0% 2007 0
 
0.0% 2012 0
 
25.0% Date Unknown 1
 

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