Sathiala

5 documented cases implicating security forces based in Sathiala:


Amritsar District

Baba Bakala Subdistrict
Amarjit Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sathiala
Malkit Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sathiala
Nanak Singh Male, age 45 at time of extrajudicial execution, Naurangpura
Paramjit Kaur Female, age 34 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rajadewal
Sukhwinder Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sathiala

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Sathiala:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

80.0% Male 4
 
 
20.0% Female 1

Marital status

20.0% Not married 1
 
 
60.0% Married 3

If married, did the victim have children?

60.0% Yes 3
 


Total children surviving victims: 11


Religion

100.0% Sikh 5
 

Caste

80.0% Jat 4
 
 
20.0% Non-Jat 1

Age

60.0% 18-33 3
 
40.0% 34-49 2
 

Education

20.0% No education 1
 
20.0% Primary school 1
 
60.0% High school 3
 

Employment

20.0% Farmer/agriculture 1
 
20.0% Shopkeeper 1
 
20.0% Student 1
 
20.0% Housewife 1
 
20.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 5
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
80.0% No 4

Prior torture

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
20.0% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
80.0% No 4

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0% Yes 0
 
 
0% No 0

Witnesses to abduction


Victim abduction location

20.0% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
20.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

40.0% Other 2
 
20.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
20.0% Denied involvement 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
20.0% No 1

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 5
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 5
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 5

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

60.0% Cremated the body 3
 

Security forces returned body

40.0% Yes 2
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
60.0% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known

80.0% Bullet wounds 4
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

80.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0


Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

20.0% Punjab Police 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

60.0% Punjab police 3
 
60.0% CRPF 3
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

20.0% Combatant 1
 
 
80.0% Non-combatant 4

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
40.0% No 2

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
20.0% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

80.0% Yes 4
 
 
20.0% No 1

Approached security officials

80.0% Yes 4
 
 
20.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

20.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 

Remedies desired from government

80.0% Monetary compensation to family 4
 
80.0% Employment 4
 
40.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 
40.0% Truth commission 2
 
20.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 
20.0% Other 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Amritsar 5
 

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
 
40.0% 1991 2
 
40.0% 1992 2
 
20.0% 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
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0
 

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