Lambi

9 documented cases implicating security forces based in Lambi:


Bathinda District

Bathinda Subdistrict
Amarjit Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhucho Mandi
Gurmeet Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhucho Mandi

Moga District

Bhagha Purana Subdistrict
Gurjant Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chand Purana

Muktsar District

Malout Subdistrict
Assa Singh Male, age 64 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kutianwali
Gurdev Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raniwala
Jeet Singh Male, age 30-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kutianwali
Kirpal Kaur Female, age 36-37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kutianwali

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Lambi:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

88.9% Male 8
 
 
11.1% Female 1

Marital status

33.3% Not married 3
 
 
66.7% Married 6

If married, did the victim have children?

55.6% Yes 5
 
 
11.1% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 14


Religion

100.0% Sikh 9
 

Caste

77.8% Jat 7
 
 
22.2% Non-Jat 2

Age

66.7% 18-33 6
 
22.2% 34-49 2
 
11.1% 50-64 1
 

Education

33.3% No education 3
 
11.1% Primary school 1
 
22.2% Middle school 2
 
22.2% High school 2
 
11.1% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

66.7% Farmer/agriculture 6
 
11.1% Housewife 1
 
11.1% Day labourer 1
 
11.1% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

55.6% Rural 5
 
 
22.2% Urban 2

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

55.6% Yes 5
 
 
44.4% No 4

Prior torture

33.3% Yes 3
 
 
22.2% No 2

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

55.6% Yes 5
 
 
44.4% No 4

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
40.0% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

55.6% Yes 5
 

Victim abduction location

11.1% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
11.1% Roadside 1
 
11.1% Victim’s residence 1
 
11.1% Police station 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

44.4% Yes 4
 
 
11.1% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

11.1% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
11.1% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 
11.1% Gave no response 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
55.6% No 5

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 9
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

66.7% 1 victim 6
 
11.1% 2 victims 1
 
22.2% 3 victims 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 9

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

11.1% Dumped body in canal or river 1
 

Security forces returned body

22.2% Yes 2
 
11.1% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 1
 
66.7% No 6
 

Condition of corpse, if known

22.2% Cuts/wounds 2
 
11.1% Other 1
 
11.1% Bullet wounds 1
 
11.1% Bruises 1
 
11.1% Missing hair from head or face 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

77.8% Yes 7
 
 
22.2% No 2

Security forces uniformed

60.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

55.6% Punjab Police 5
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 9
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

22.2% Combatant 2
 
 
66.7% Non-combatant 6

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

11.1% Yes 1
 
 
55.6% No 5

If provided support, support was voluntary

11.1% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

11.1% Yes 1
 
 
88.9% No 8

Approached security officials

33.3% Yes 3
 
 
66.7% No 6

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

77.8% Afraid of retaliation 7
 
33.3% Didn’t know what to do 3
 
11.1% Couldn’t afford 1
 
11.1% Believed it would have been ineffective 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 9
 
77.8% Employment 7
 
55.6% Truth commission 5
 
33.3% Investigations into abuses 3
 
22.2% Rehabilitation services to family members 2
 
22.2% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 

Year & District  

District

22.2% Bathinda 2
 
11.1% Moga 1
 
44.4% Muktsar 4
 

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
 
11.1% 1988 1
 
22.2% 1989 2
 
11.1% 1990 1
 
11.1% 1991 1
 
22.2% 1992 2
 
11.1% 1993 1
 
11.1% 1994 1
 
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.