Kot Budha

3 documented cases implicating security forces based in Kot Budha:


Amritsar District

Patti Subdistrict
Baaj Singh Male, age 16 at time of extrajudicial execution, Buh Havelian
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kirtowal
Surinder Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rasulpur

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Kot Budha:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 3
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

66.7% Not married 2
 
 
33.3% Married 1

If married, did the victim have children?

33.3% No 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 0


Religion

100.0% Sikh 3
 

Caste

66.7% Jat 2
 
 
33.3% Non-Jat 1

Age

33.3% 0-17 1
 
66.7% 18-33 2
 

Education

33.3% No education 1
 
66.7% High school 2
 

Employment

66.7% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
33.3% Day labourer 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 3
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 3

Prior torture

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
66.7% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 3
 

Victim abduction location

66.7% Checkpoint (naka) 2
 
33.3% Victim’s residence 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
66.7% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

33.3% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 
33.3% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
33.3% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 3

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 3
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 3
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 3

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

66.7% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

Security forces uniformed

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 3
 
33.3% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 3
 
33.3% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
100.0% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 3

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

Approached security officials

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

33.3% Afraid of retaliation 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 3
 
66.7% Employment 2
 
33.3% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 1
 
33.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
33.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 

Year & District  

District

100.0% Amritsar 3
 

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
 
33.3% 1991 1
 
33.3% 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
 

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