Nakodar

16 documented cases implicating security forces based in Nakodar:


Amritsar District

Khadoor Sahib Subdistrict
Balwinder Singh Male, age 34-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khawaspur

Firozpur District

Firozpur Subdistrict
Gurdev Singh Male, age 28-29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Usmanwala

Gurdaspur District

Batala Subdistrict
Navroop Singh Malli Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Batala

Hoshiarpur District

Hoshiarpur Subdistrict
Harminder Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chalopur

Jalandhar District

Nakodar Subdistrict
Baldev Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mallian Khurd
Dalbinder Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mundh
Kuldeep Singh Male, age 23-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mundh
Kulwinder Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sidhwan
Ravinder Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gohir
Ravinder Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Littran
Phillaur Subdistrict
Jhilman Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gursian Piran
Manjit Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bilga

Kapurthala District

Bhulath Subdistrict
Baldhir Singh Multani Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ramgarh
Kapurthala Subdistrict
Raghbir Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mand Sangojla
Swaran Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Hamira

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 25 at time of disappearance, location withheld

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Nakodar:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 16
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

81.2% Not married 13
 
 
18.8% Married 3

If married, did the victim have children?

18.8% Yes 3
 


Total children surviving victims: 8


Religion

100.0% Sikh 16
 

Caste

62.5% Jat 10
 
 
37.5% Non-Jat 6

Age

93.8% 18-33 15
 
6.2% 34-49 1
 

Education

6.2% No education 1
 
18.8% Primary school 3
 
31.2% High school 5
 
12.5% Some college 2
 
6.2% College degree 1
 
25.0% Graduate degree 4
 

Employment

50.0% Student 8
 
25.0% Farmer/agriculture 4
 
12.5% Day labourer 2
 
12.5% Driver (bus/truck/car) 2
 
6.2% Mechanic 1
 
18.8% Other 3
 

Urban / Rural

87.5% Rural 14
 
 
6.2% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

62.5% Yes 10
 
 
25.0% No 4

Prior torture

37.5% Yes 6
 
 
25.0% No 4

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

75.0% Yes 12
 
 
25.0% No 4

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
150.0% No 9

Witnesses to abduction

37.5% Yes 6
 
 
12.5% No 2

Victim abduction location

18.8% Roadside 3
 
12.5% Victim’s residence 2
 
12.5% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
6.2% Village fields 1
 
18.8% Other 3
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

62.5% Yes 10
 
 
12.5% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

12.5% Denied involvement 2
 
6.2% Other 1
 
6.2% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

12.5% Yes 2
 
 
56.2% No 9

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

93.8% Extrajudicial executions 15
 
 
6.2% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 16
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 16

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

56.2% Cremated the body 9
 

Security forces returned body

25.0% Yes 4
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
68.8% No 11
 

Condition of corpse, if known

50.0% Bullet wounds 8
 
25.0% Other 4
 
6.2% Broken bones 1
 
6.2% Burn marks 1
 
6.2% Missing fingernails 1
 
6.2% Cuts/wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

62.5% Yes 10
 
 
25.0% No 4

Security forces uniformed

166.7% Yes 10
 
 
33.3% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

75.0% Punjab Police 12
 
12.5% CRPF 2
 
6.2% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

93.8% Punjab police 15
 
18.8% BSF 3
 
18.8% CRPF 3
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

68.8% Combatant 11
 
 
18.8% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
18.8% No 3

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
93.8% No 15

Approached security officials

18.8% Yes 3
 
 
75.0% No 12

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

56.2% Afraid of retaliation 9
 
50.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 8
 
18.8% Other 3
 
12.5% Couldn’t afford 2
 
6.2% Not applicable 1
 
6.2% Didn’t know what to do 1
 

Remedies desired from government

56.2% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 9
 
56.2% Truth commission 9
 
50.0% Investigations into abuses 8
 
43.8% Memorial for victims 7
 
43.8% Monetary compensation to family 7
 
31.2% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 5
 
31.2% Employment 5
 
18.8% Rehabilitation services to family members 3
 
12.5% Desire nothing from government 2
 

Year & District 

District

6.2% Amritsar 1
 
6.2% Firozpur 1
 
6.2% Gurdaspur 1
 
6.2% Hoshiarpur 1
 
50.0% Jalandhar 8
 
18.8% Kapurthala 3
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
31.2% 1986 5
 
25.0% 1987 4
 
18.8% 1988 3
 
18.8% 1989 3
 
6.2% 1990 1
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
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.