Hathur

4 documented cases implicating security forces based in Hathur:


Ludhiana District

Jagroan Subdistrict
Fakir Singh Male, age 41 at time of extrajudicial execution, Hathur
Jarnail Singh Male, age 46 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rasulpur Malla
Jasvir Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Manuke

Sangrur District

Barnala Subdistrict
Surjit Singh Male, age 45-46 at time of disappearance, Mahal kalan

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Hathur:

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: 11


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

75.0% Jat 3
 
 
25.0% Non-Jat 1

Age

25.0% 18-33 1
 
75.0% 34-49 3
 

Education

25.0% No education 1
 
50.0% Middle school 2
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
25.0% Day labourer 1
 
25.0% Mechanic 1
 
25.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 4
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Prior torture

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 4

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 4
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Victim’s residence 2
 
25.0% Roadside 1
 
25.0% Police station 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

25.0% Gave no response 1
 
25.0% Denied involvement 1
 
25.0% Victim had escaped 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
75.0% No 3

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

75.0% Extrajudicial executions 3
 
 
25.0% Enforced disappearances 1

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

25.0% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
50.0% No 2
 

Condition of corpse, if known

25.0% Bullet wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 4
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

50.0% Punjab police 2
 
25.0% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
100.0% Non-combatant 4

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

If provided support, support was voluntary

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Approached security officials

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

75.0% Afraid of retaliation 3
 
25.0% Didn’t know what to do 1
 
25.0% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Truth commission 4
 
100.0% Investigations into abuses 4
 
75.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
50.0% Employment 2
 
50.0% Memorial for victims 2
 
25.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 

Year & District 

District

75.0% Ludhiana 3
 
25.0% Sangrur 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
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
25.0% 1992 1
 
75.0% 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.