Mukerian

4 documented cases implicating security forces based in Mukerian:


Amritsar District

Amritsar I Subdistrict
Virsa Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jalalpura

Hoshiarpur District

Mukerian Subdistrict
Jatinderjit Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mukerian
Paramjit Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhangala
Tajinder Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Behbal Manj

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Mukerian:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 4
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

50.0% Not married 2
 
 
50.0% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

50.0% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 5


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

75.0% Jat 3
 
 
25.0% Non-Jat 1

Age

100.0% 18-33 4
 

Education

25.0% Middle school 1
 
50.0% High school 2
 
25.0% Graduate degree 1
 

Employment

75.0% Student 3
 
50.0% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
25.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

75.0% Rural 3
 
 
25.0% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Prior torture

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 4
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
25.0% Bus station/stand 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

25.0% Gave no response 1
 
25.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
75.0% No 3

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 4
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 4
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 4

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

75.0% Cremated the body 3
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 4
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

50.0% Punjab Police 2
 
25.0% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 
25.0% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 4
 
25.0% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

100.0% Combatant 4
 
 
0.0% Non-combatant 0

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

50.0% Afraid of retaliation 2
 
50.0% Couldn’t afford 2
 
25.0% Didn’t know what to do 1
 
25.0% Not applicable 1
 

Remedies desired from government

75.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
75.0% Memorial for victims 3
 
75.0% Truth commission 3
 
25.0% Employment 1
 
25.0% Monetary compensation to family 1
 
25.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 

Year & District 

District

25.0% Amritsar 1
 
75.0% Hoshiarpur 3
 

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
 
25.0% 1987 1
 
25.0% 1988 1
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
25.0% 1992 1
 
25.0% 1993 1
 
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.