Kacha Pakka

13 documented cases implicating security forces based in Kacha Pakka:


Amritsar District

Amritsar I Subdistrict
Surjeet Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dharar
Patti Subdistrict
Avtar Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gilpan
Balvir Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dhul Nau
Darshan Singh Male, age 30 at time of disappearance, Manhala Jai Singh
Jetha Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chima Khurd
Kulwinder Singh Male, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Madar Mathra Bhagi
Ram Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sur Singh
Sarwan Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Thatha
Sham Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lakhna
Shinderpal Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Manhala Jai Singh
Sukhchain Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mari Samrai
Sukhwant Singh Male, age 30-31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Balair

Moga District

Moga Subdistrict
Balwant Singh Male, age 27 at time of disappearance, Said Mohamad

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Kacha Pakka:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 13
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

69.2% Not married 9
 
 
30.8% Married 4

If married, did the victim have children?

23.1% Yes 3
 


Total children surviving victims: 10


Religion

100.0% Sikh 13
 

Caste

76.9% Jat 10
 
 
23.1% Non-Jat 3

Age

92.3% 18-33 12
 
7.7% 34-49 1
 

Education

38.5% No education 5
 
15.4% Primary school 2
 
38.5% Middle school 5
 
7.7% High school 1
 

Employment

76.9% Farmer/agriculture 10
 
7.7% Shopkeeper 1
 
7.7% Student 1
 
7.7% Carpenter 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 13
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

69.2% Yes 9
 
 
30.8% No 4

Prior torture

53.8% Yes 7
 
 
15.4% No 2

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 13
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

18.2% Yes 2
 
 
81.8% No 9

Witnesses to abduction

84.6% Yes 11
 

Victim abduction location

30.8% Roadside 4
 
23.1% Victim’s residence 3
 
15.4% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
15.4% Checkpoint (naka) 2
 
15.4% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

61.5% Yes 8
 
 
38.5% No 5

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

30.8% Denied involvement 4
 
15.4% Other 2
 
7.7% Gave no response 1
 
7.7% Admitted custody only 1
 
7.7% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

7.7% Yes 1
 
 
61.5% No 8

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

84.6% Extrajudicial executions 11
 
 
15.4% Enforced disappearances 2

Number of victims per family

84.6% 1 victim 11
 
15.4% 2 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 13

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

38.5% Cremated the body 5
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
84.6% No 11
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

61.5% Yes 8
 
 
30.8% No 4

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 11
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

92.3% Punjab Police 12
 
30.8% CRPF 4
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

92.3% Punjab police 12
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

38.5% Combatant 5
 
 
53.8% Non-combatant 7

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

30.8% Yes 4
 
 
23.1% No 3

If provided support, support was voluntary

15.4% Yes 2
 
 
15.4% No 2

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

38.5% Yes 5
 
 
61.5% No 8

Approached security officials

53.8% Yes 7
 
 
46.2% No 6

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

53.8% Afraid of retaliation 7
 
23.1% Didn’t know what to do 3
 
23.1% Couldn’t afford 3
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 13
 
61.5% Employment 8
 
53.8% Truth commission 7
 
38.5% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 5
 
23.1% Investigations into abuses 3
 
15.4% Rehabilitation services to family members 2
 
15.4% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 

Year & District 

District

92.3% Amritsar 12
 
7.7% Moga 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
 
15.4% 1989 2
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
30.8% 1991 4
 
15.4% 1992 2
 
7.7% 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
 
30.8% Date Unknown 4
 

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