Jandiala

81 documented cases implicating security forces based in Jandiala:


Amritsar District

Ajnala Subdistrict
Hardyal Singh Male, age 16-17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Shahura
Harpal Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jandiala
Jagdip Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Thatta
Raj Gurbaksh Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chogawan
Amritsar I Subdistrict
Amrik Singh Male, age 32-34 at time of extrajudicial execution, Makhan Windi
Avtar Singh Male, age 28-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Devi Dasspura
Balbir Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mallian
Beant Singh Male, age 34-35 at time of disappearance, Joga Singh Wala
Charanjeet Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gadli
Daljit Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Devi Dasspura
Dawinder Singh Male, age 17-18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwandi Dogran
Dharam Singh Male, age 45 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhangwan
Harjeet Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raipur Kalan
Hazara Ram Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gehri
Jagtar Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Navi Abadi
Jaswant Singh Male, age 32 at time of disappearance, Sukhewal
Kewal Singh Male, age 22-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bundala
Labh Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Wadala Johal
Lakha Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gehri
Malkit Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rana Kala
Parmbir Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kotla Saidan
Partap Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Wadala Johal
Ranjit Singh Male, age 37 at time of disappearance, Gadli
Sahib Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mallian
Sardara Singh Male, age 55 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhangwan
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rasulpur Kalan
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nangal Guru
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Wadala Johal
Surjit Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gadli
Tara Singh Male, age 40-45 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mallian
Tarsem Singh Male, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mallian
Amritsar II Subdistrict
Balbir Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Wanchari
Charanjit Singh Male, age 20-25 at time of disappearance, Doburji Lubana
Harbhajan Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Verka
Harpal Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar
Jagjeet Singh Male, age 40-42 at time of extrajudicial execution, Wanchari
Kashmir Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar
Manjeet Singh Male, age 28-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Warpal
Sakatar Singh Male, age 22-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sultanwind
Satnam Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar
Satnam Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pandori
Baba Bakala Subdistrict
Balkar Singh Male, age 30-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jabbowal
Gurnam Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rayya
Gurvinder Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Butala
Harpal Kaur Female, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhajjal Wadi
Harpreet Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Usman
Jasbir Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Baba Bakala
Lakhwinder Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Naraingarh
Sarwan Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Taharpura
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 43 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sidhwan
Surinder Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Baba Bakala
Surjit Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhajjal Wadi
Surjit Singh Male, age 32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhorchhi Rajputan
Khadoor Sahib Subdistrict
Dalbir Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jhandher
Harvinder Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mallah
Lakhwinder Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Banian
Randhir Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Munda Pind
Satnaam Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mallah
Patti Subdistrict
Dalbir Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lauhka
Harjinder Singh Male, age 31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lauhka
Jagtar Singh Male, age 37-38 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kairon
Satnam Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kairon
Tarlochan Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kairon
Tarn Taran Subdistrict
Bikkar Singh Male, age 17-18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Takhu Chak
Gurdev Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pakhoke
Gursewak Singh Male, age 23-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kaler
Hansa Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kaler
Hardeep Singh Male, age 14-15 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bath
Jaspal Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pakhoke
Joginder Singh Male, age 18-20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Paddri Khurd
Manjinder Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pakhoke
Santokh Singh Male, age 30-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Koharaka

Gurdaspur District

Batala Subdistrict
Harwinder Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Madra
Ranjeet Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ghanieke Bangar

Jalandhar District

Nakodar Subdistrict
Pargat Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwandi Bharo

Kapurthala District

Bhulath Subdistrict
Sharanjit Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khassan
Kapurthala Subdistrict
Harjinder Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Saiflabad

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 32-33 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 30 at time of disappearance, location withheld

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Jandiala:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

98.8% Male 80
 
 
1.2% Female 1

Marital status

66.7% Not married 54
 
 
33.3% Married 27

If married, did the victim have children?

28.4% Yes 23
 
 
3.7% No 3


Total children surviving victims: 51


Religion

100.0% Sikh 81
 

Caste

71.6% Jat 58
 
 
28.4% Non-Jat 23

Age

2.5% 0-17 2
 
81.5% 18-33 66
 
12.3% 34-49 10
 
1.2% 50-64 1
 

Education

16.0% No education 13
 
16.0% Primary school 13
 
17.3% Middle school 14
 
40.7% High school 33
 
3.7% Some college 3
 
4.9% College degree 4
 
1.2% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

33.3% Farmer/agriculture 27
 
17.3% Student 14
 
13.6% Driver (bus/truck/car) 11
 
9.9% Day labourer 8
 
4.9% Shopkeeper 4
 
3.7% Unemployed 3
 
2.5% Carpenter 2
 
1.2% Mechanic 1
 
18.5% Other 15
 

Urban / Rural

86.4% Rural 70
 
 
8.6% Urban 7

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

42.0% Yes 34
 
 
58.0% No 47

Prior torture

34.6% Yes 28
 
 
7.4% No 6

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

77.8% Yes 63
 
 
21.0% No 17

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

23.3% Yes 10
 
 
104.7% No 45

Witnesses to abduction

53.1% Yes 43
 
 
9.9% No 8

Victim abduction location

21.0% Roadside 17
 
14.8% Victim’s residence 12
 
11.1% Friend/relative's residence 9
 
7.4% Village fields 6
 
4.9% Checkpoint (naka) 4
 
3.7% Shop/market 3
 
2.5% Police station 2
 
2.5% Village drain 2
 
4.9% Other 4
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

51.9% Yes 42
 
 
24.7% No 20

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

14.8% Other 12
 
9.9% Denied involvement 8
 
9.9% Killed victim in an “encounter” 8
 
9.9% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 8
 
8.6% Gave no response 7
 
2.5% Told family to go to another police station 2
 
2.5% Victim had escaped 2
 
1.2% Admitted custody only 1
 
1.2% Victim killed in crossfire with militants 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

3.7% Yes 3
 
 
54.3% No 44

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

93.8% Extrajudicial executions 76
 
 
6.2% Enforced disappearances 5

Number of victims per family

86.4% 1 victim 70
 
9.9% 2 victim 8
 
3.7% 3 victim 3
 

Related incidents

2.5% Genuine encounters in family 2
 
 
97.5% No genuine encounters in family 79

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

34.6% Cremated the body 28
 
2.5% Dumped body in canal or river 2
 

Security forces returned body

14.8% Yes 12
 
4.9% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 4
 
74.1% No 60
 

Condition of corpse, if known

17.3% Bullet wounds 14
 
4.9% Broken bones 4
 
3.7% Burn marks 3
 
3.7% Cuts/wounds 3
 
2.5% Bruises 2
 
2.5% Missing fingernails 2
 
1.2% Other 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

74.1% Yes 60
 
 
18.5% No 15

Security forces uniformed

116.3% Yes 50
 
 
7.0% No 3

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

72.8% Punjab Police 59
 
13.6% CRPF 11
 
2.5% Black cat 2
 
1.2% Army 1
 
1.2% Other 1
 
1.2% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

88.9% Punjab police 72
 
11.1% CRPF 9
 
1.2% Black cat 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

42.0% Combatant 34
 
 
54.3% Non-combatant 44

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

13.6% Yes 11
 
 
38.3% No 31

If provided support, support was voluntary

7.4% Yes 6
 
 
6.2% No 5

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

66.7% Yes 54
 
 
33.3% No 27

Approached security officials

49.4% Yes 40
 
 
50.6% No 41

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

25.9% Afraid of retaliation 21
 
7.4% Didn’t know what to do 6
 
6.2% Believed it would have been ineffective 5
 
4.9% Not applicable 4
 
2.5% Couldn’t afford 2
 

Remedies desired from government

74.1% Monetary compensation to family 60
 
56.8% Employment 46
 
50.6% Truth commission 41
 
45.7% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 37
 
40.7% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 33
 
23.5% Investigations into abuses 19
 
18.5% Memorial for victims 15
 
12.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 10
 
2.5% Desire nothing from government 2
 
2.5% Other 2
 

Year & District 

District

88.9% Amritsar 72
 
2.5% Gurdaspur 2
 
1.2% Jalandhar 1
 
2.5% Kapurthala 2
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
1.2% 1984 1
 
1.2% 1985 1
 
4.9% 1986 4
 
9.9% 1987 8
 
6.2% 1988 5
 
4.9% 1989 4
 
7.4% 1990 6
 
18.5% 1991 15
 
35.8% 1992 29
 
6.2% 1993 5
 
1.2% 1994 1
 
1.2% 1995 1
 
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
 
1.2% Date Unknown 1
 

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