Mamdot Uttar (Mamdot)

20 documented cases implicating security forces based in Mamdot Uttar (Mamdot):


Amritsar District

Patti Subdistrict
Jaswant Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of disappearance, Munawan

Faridkot District

Faridkot Subdistrict
Gurbinder Singh Male, age 17-18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pindi Balochan
Maan Singh Male, age 55 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pindi Balochan

Firozpur District

Firozpur Subdistrict
Balwinder Singh Male, age 31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mehman
Bhajan Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tibbi Kalan
Buta Singh Male, age 50 at time of extrajudicial execution, Firozpur
Darbara Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Theh Gujjar
Heera Singh Male, age 22-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mehman
Jarnail Singh Male, age 33-34 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tibbi Kalan
Kulwant Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Palha Megha
Lakhwinder Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Saide Ke Rohela
Parmjit Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lohra Nawab Sahib
Prem Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khai
Satnam Singh Male, age 15 at time of extrajudicial execution, Saide Ke Rohela
Sukhwant Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jhok Naudh Singh
Wan Singh Male, age 42 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mehman
Jalalabad Subdistrict
Bakar Singh Male, age 60-70 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ahmad Dhandi
Zira Subdistrict
Kulwant Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwandi Nepalan

Gurdaspur District

Dera Baba Nanak Subdistrict
Sukhwinder Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of disappearance, Choura

Muktsar District

Muktsar Subdistrict
Anokh Singh Male, age 19-20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Saddarwala

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Mamdot Uttar (Mamdot):

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 20
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

55.0% Not married 11
 
 
45.0% Married 9

If married, did the victim have children?

40.0% Yes 8
 
 
5.0% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 27


Religion

100.0% Sikh 20
 

Caste

90.0% Jat 18
 
 
10.0% Non-Jat 2

Age

10.0% 0-17 2
 
55.0% 18-33 11
 
10.0% 34-49 2
 
15.0% 50-64 3
 

Education

35.0% No education 7
 
25.0% Primary school 5
 
10.0% Middle school 2
 
20.0% High school 4
 
5.0% College degree 1
 

Employment

70.0% Farmer/agriculture 14
 
10.0% Student 2
 
10.0% Mechanic 2
 
5.0% Day labourer 1
 
5.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

95.0% Rural 19
 
 
5.0% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

45.0% Yes 9
 
 
55.0% No 11

Prior torture

35.0% Yes 7
 
 
10.0% No 2

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

55.0% Yes 11
 
 
45.0% No 9

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

44.4% Yes 4
 
 
44.4% No 4

Witnesses to abduction

45.0% Yes 9
 

Victim abduction location

20.0% Victim’s residence 4
 
15.0% Friend/relative's residence 3
 
5.0% Bus station/stand 1
 
5.0% Village fields 1
 
5.0% Roadside 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

55.0% Yes 11
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

15.0% Other 3
 
10.0% Gave no response 2
 
5.0% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

15.0% Yes 3
 
 
30.0% No 6

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

90.0% Extrajudicial executions 18
 
 
10.0% Enforced disappearances 2

Number of victims per family

65.0% 1 victim 13
 
25.0% 2 victim 5
 
10.0% 3 victim 2
 

Related incidents

20.0% Genuine encounters in family 4
 
 
80.0% No genuine encounters in family 16

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

40.0% Cremated the body 8
 

Security forces returned body

20.0% Yes 4
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
70.0% No 14
 

Condition of corpse, if known

20.0% Bullet wounds 4
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 20
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

122.2% Yes 11
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

55.0% Punjab Police 11
 
20.0% CRPF 4
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

90.0% Punjab police 18
 
35.0% CRPF 7
 
10.0% BSF 2
 
5.0% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 
5.0% Black cat 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

30.0% Combatant 6
 
 
70.0% Non-combatant 14

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

40.0% Yes 8
 
 
30.0% No 6

If provided support, support was voluntary

35.0% Yes 7
 
 
5.0% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

10.0% Yes 2
 
 
90.0% No 18

Approached security officials

20.0% Yes 4
 
 
80.0% No 16

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

80.0% Afraid of retaliation 16
 
30.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 6
 
15.0% Didn’t know what to do 3
 
10.0% Couldn’t afford 2
 
5.0% Not applicable 1
 

Remedies desired from government

80.0% Employment 16
 
75.0% Truth commission 15
 
75.0% Monetary compensation to family 15
 
40.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 8
 
35.0% Investigations into abuses 7
 
30.0% Memorial for victims 6
 
30.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 6
 
15.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
5.0% Desire nothing from government 1
 

Year & District 

District

5.0% Amritsar 1
 
10.0% Faridkot 2
 
75.0% Firozpur 15
 
5.0% Gurdaspur 1
 
5.0% Muktsar 1
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
10.0% 1986 2
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
5.0% 1988 1
 
20.0% 1989 4
 
15.0% 1990 3
 
30.0% 1991 6
 
15.0% 1992 3
 
5.0% 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.