Butala

3 documented cases implicating security forces based in Butala:


Amritsar District

Amritsar II Subdistrict
Sakattar Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gilwali
Baba Bakala Subdistrict
Kulwant Kaur Female, age 20-22 at time of disappearance, Pallah
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Buttar Siviya

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Butala:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

66.7% Male 2
 
 
33.3% Female 1

Marital status

0.0% Not married 0
 
 
100.0% Married 3

If married, did the victim have children?

100.0% Yes 3
 


Total children surviving victims: 5


Religion

100.0% Sikh 3
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 3
 

Age

33.3% 18-33 1
 
66.7% 34-49 2
 

Education

33.3% No education 1
 
66.7% Primary school 2
 

Employment

33.3% Farmer/agriculture 1
 
33.3% Housewife 1
 
33.3% Driver (bus/truck/car) 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
 
 
150.0% No 3

Witnesses to abduction

66.7% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

66.7% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
33.3% Roadside 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

33.3% Told family to go to another police station 1
 
33.3% Gave no response 1
 
33.3% Admitted custody only 1
 
33.3% Denied involvement 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
33.3% No 1

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

66.7% Extrajudicial executions 2
 
 
33.3% Enforced disappearances 1

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


Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
66.7% No 2
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 3
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

66.7% Punjab police 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
100.0% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
33.3% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

Approached security officials

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
66.7% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

33.3% Afraid of retaliation 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
100.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 3
 
100.0% Employment 3
 
100.0% Monetary compensation to family 3
 
66.7% Truth commission 2
 
33.3% Investigations into abuses 1
 
33.3% Memorial for victims 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
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
100.0% 1993 3
 
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.