Kot Duna

2 documented cases implicating security forces based in Kot Duna:


Mansa District

Budhlada Subdistrict
Ranjit Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ahmadpur

Sangrur District

Barnala Subdistrict
Harbans Singh Male, age 25 at time of disappearance, Pandher

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

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 2
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

100.0% Not married 2
 
 
0.0% Married 0

If married, did the victim have children?


Total children surviving victims: 0


Religion

100.0% Sikh 2
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 2
 

Age

100.0% 18-33 2
 

Education

50.0% Primary school 1
 
50.0% Middle school 1
 

Employment

100.0% Farmer/agriculture 2
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 2
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Prior torture

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

50.0% Denied involvement 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

50.0% Extrajudicial executions 1
 
 
50.0% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 2

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

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

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

50.0% Punjab police 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 1
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 1

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

50.0% Not applicable 1
 
50.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 
50.0% Didn’t know what to do 1
 
50.0% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
100.0% Investigations into abuses 2
 
50.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 
50.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 
50.0% Employment 1
 
50.0% Truth commission 1
 

Year & District 

District

50.0% Mansa 1
 
50.0% 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
 
50.0% 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
 
50.0% Date Unknown 1
 

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