Ramdas

25 documented cases implicating security forces based in Ramdas:


Amritsar District

Ajnala Subdistrict
Anokh Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhindi Saidan
Avtar Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mattey Nangal
Balwinder Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of disappearance, Balbawa
Dalbir Singh Male, age 60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dialpura
Daljit Singh Male, age 45-46 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kot Gurbaksh
Dhir Singh Male, age 44-45 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pairewal
Harwant Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kuralian
Harwinder Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dalam
Jagjit Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gaggo Mahal
Kuldip Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gujjarpura
Manjit Singh Male, age 31-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dial Bharang
Parmjeet Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Wachhoa
Prithipal Singh Male, age 17-18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhure Gill
Surjit Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kotla Sadar
Swaran Singh Male, age 45-50 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mahammad Mundranwala
Tarlochan Singh Male, age 22-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dujowal
Tarsem Lal Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Boharwala
Amritsar II Subdistrict
Gurmeet Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Guru Ki Wadali
Sohan Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sangna Havelian

Gurdaspur District

Batala Subdistrict
Pardeep Kumar Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhagowal
Rajwant Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gharkian
Dera Baba Nanak Subdistrict
Balwinder Kaur Female, age 23-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pabbarali
Gurmej Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pabbarali
Jaspal Singh Male, age 35-36 at time of extrajudicial execution, Shezada
Manjeet Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Shahpur Jajan

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Ramdas:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

96.0% Male 24
 
 
4.0% Female 1

Marital status

56.0% Not married 14
 
 
44.0% Married 11

If married, did the victim have children?

36.0% Yes 9
 
 
8.0% No 2


Total children surviving victims: 27


Religion

100.0% Sikh 25
 

Caste

84.0% Jat 21
 
 
16.0% Non-Jat 4

Age

4.0% 0-17 1
 
64.0% 18-33 16
 
24.0% 34-49 6
 
4.0% 50-64 1
 

Education

24.0% No education 6
 
20.0% Primary school 5
 
4.0% Middle school 1
 
44.0% High school 11
 
4.0% Graduate degree 1
 
4.0% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

52.0% Farmer/agriculture 13
 
12.0% Day labourer 3
 
8.0% Student 2
 
4.0% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
4.0% Housewife 1
 
4.0% Mechanic 1
 
20.0% Other 5
 

Urban / Rural

96.0% Rural 24
 
 
4.0% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

60.0% Yes 15
 
 
40.0% No 10

Prior torture

56.0% Yes 14
 
 
4.0% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

96.0% Yes 24
 
 
4.0% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

13.0% Yes 3
 
 
65.2% No 15

Witnesses to abduction

92.0% Yes 23
 

Victim abduction location

28.0% Roadside 7
 
16.0% Friend/relative's residence 4
 
16.0% Victim’s residence 4
 
8.0% Village fields 2
 
4.0% Shop/market 1
 
4.0% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
12.0% Other 3
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

72.0% Yes 18
 
 
24.0% No 6

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

20.0% Denied involvement 5
 
16.0% Other 4
 
12.0% Gave no response 3
 
12.0% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 3
 
8.0% Told family to go to another police station 2
 
4.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
4.0% Victim killed by militants 1
 
4.0% Admitted custody only 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

12.0% Yes 3
 
 
44.0% No 11

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

96.0% Extrajudicial executions 24
 
 
4.0% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

80.0% 1 victim 20
 
16.0% 2 victim 4
 
4.0% 3 victim 1
 

Related incidents

4.0% Genuine encounters in family 1
 
 
96.0% No genuine encounters in family 24

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

44.0% Cremated the body 11
 

Security forces returned body

8.0% Yes 2
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
88.0% No 22
 

Condition of corpse, if known

8.0% Bullet wounds 2
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

64.0% Yes 16
 
 
32.0% No 8

Security forces uniformed

60.9% Yes 14
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

72.0% Punjab Police 18
 
12.0% Other 3
 
4.0% Army 1
 
4.0% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

96.0% Punjab police 24
 
4.0% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

52.0% Combatant 13
 
 
40.0% Non-combatant 10

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

4.0% Yes 1
 
 
28.0% No 7

If provided support, support was voluntary

4.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

48.0% Yes 12
 
 
52.0% No 13

Approached security officials

48.0% Yes 12
 
 
48.0% No 12

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

36.0% Afraid of retaliation 9
 
24.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 6
 
12.0% Couldn’t afford 3
 
4.0% Didn’t know what to do 1
 
4.0% Not applicable 1
 

Remedies desired from government

56.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 14
 
52.0% Monetary compensation to family 13
 
52.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 13
 
40.0% Employment 10
 
36.0% Truth commission 9
 
28.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 7
 
24.0% Investigations into abuses 6
 
12.0% Desire nothing from government 3
 
12.0% Memorial for victims 3
 
4.0% Other 1
 

Year & District 

District

76.0% Amritsar 19
 
24.0% Gurdaspur 6
 

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
 
8.0% 1987 2
 
8.0% 1988 2
 
12.0% 1989 3
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
20.0% 1991 5
 
52.0% 1992 13
 
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
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0
 

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