Kot Bhai

3 documented cases implicating security forces based in Kot Bhai:


Bathinda District

Bathinda Subdistrict
Malkit Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dan Singhwala
Pritam Singh Male, age 45-50 at time of extrajudicial execution, Warkandi

Muktsar District

Muktsar Subdistrict
Karnail Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Thandewala

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Kot Bhai:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 3
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

66.7% Not married 2
 
 
33.3% Married 1

If married, did the victim have children?

33.3% Yes 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 3


Religion

100.0% Sikh 3
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 3
 

Age

66.7% 18-33 2
 
33.3% 34-49 1
 

Education

33.3% No education 1
 
33.3% Primary school 1
 
33.3% Middle school 1
 

Employment

66.7% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
33.3% Other 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

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
33.3% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0% Yes 0
 
 
0% No 1

Witnesses to abduction

33.3% No 1
 

Victim abduction location

33.3% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status


Victim presented before judge/magistrate

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 3
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

66.7% 1 victim 2
 
33.3% 2 victim 1
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 3

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

66.7% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0


Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

33.3% BSF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 3
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

66.7% Combatant 2
 
 
33.3% Non-combatant 1

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
33.3% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
66.7% No 2

Approached security officials

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 3

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

33.3% Afraid of retaliation 1
 
33.3% Didn’t know what to do 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Truth commission 3
 
66.7% Investigations into abuses 2
 
66.7% Employment 2
 
66.7% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
33.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 
33.3% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 
33.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 

Year & District 

District

66.7% Bathinda 2
 
33.3% Muktsar 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
 
33.3% 1991 1
 
33.3% 1992 1
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
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
 
33.3% Date Unknown 1
 

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