Nakodar

15 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 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Littran
Ravinder Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gohir
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

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Nakodar:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 15
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

80.0% Not married 12
 
 
20.0% Married 3

If married, did the victim have children?

20.0% Yes 3
 


Total children surviving victims: 8


Religion

100.0% Sikh 15
 

Caste

60.0% Jat 9
 
 
40.0% Non-Jat 6

Age

93.3% 18-33 14
 
6.7% 34-49 1
 

Education

6.7% No education 1
 
20.0% Primary school 3
 
33.3% High school 5
 
13.3% Some college 2
 
26.7% Graduate degree 4
 

Employment

46.7% Student 7
 
26.7% Farmer/agriculture 4
 
13.3% Driver (bus/truck/car) 2
 
13.3% Day labourer 2
 
6.7% Mechanic 1
 
20.0% Other 3
 

Urban / Rural

93.3% Rural 14
 
 
6.7% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

60.0% Yes 9
 
 
26.7% No 4

Prior torture

33.3% Yes 5
 
 
26.7% No 4

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

73.3% Yes 11
 
 
26.7% No 4

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
150.0% No 9

Witnesses to abduction

40.0% Yes 6
 
 
6.7% No 1

Victim abduction location

20.0% Roadside 3
 
13.3% Victim’s residence 2
 
6.7% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
6.7% Village fields 1
 
20.0% Other 3
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

60.0% Yes 9
 
 
13.3% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

13.3% Denied involvement 2
 
6.7% Other 1
 
6.7% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

13.3% Yes 2
 
 
53.3% No 8

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 15
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 15
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 15

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

60.0% Cremated the body 9
 

Security forces returned body

26.7% Yes 4
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
73.3% No 11
 

Condition of corpse, if known

53.3% Bullet wounds 8
 
26.7% Other 4
 
6.7% Cuts/wounds 1
 
6.7% Burn marks 1
 
6.7% Broken bones 1
 
6.7% Missing fingernails 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

66.7% Yes 10
 
 
26.7% No 4

Security forces uniformed

150.0% Yes 9
 
 
33.3% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

73.3% Punjab Police 11
 
6.7% CRPF 1
 
6.7% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 15
 
20.0% CRPF 3
 
20.0% BSF 3
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

66.7% Combatant 10
 
 
20.0% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
20.0% 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
 
 
93.3% No 14

Approached security officials

20.0% Yes 3
 
 
73.3% No 11

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

53.3% Believed it would have been ineffective 8
 
53.3% Afraid of retaliation 8
 
20.0% Other 3
 
13.3% Couldn’t afford 2
 
6.7% Not applicable 1
 
6.7% Didn’t know what to do 1
 

Remedies desired from government

60.0% Truth commission 9
 
53.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 8
 
46.7% Investigations into abuses 7
 
46.7% Monetary compensation to family 7
 
46.7% Memorial for victims 7
 
33.3% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 5
 
33.3% Employment 5
 
20.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 3
 
13.3% Desire nothing from government 2
 

Time & Place  

District

6.7% Amritsar 1
 
6.7% Firozpur 1
 
6.7% Gurdaspur 1
 
6.7% Hoshiarpur 1
 
53.3% Jalandhar 8
 
20.0% Kapurthala 3
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
33.3% 1986 5
 
20.0% 1987 3
 
20.0% 1988 3
 
20.0% 1989 3
 
6.7% 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
 

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