Khamanon

5 documented cases implicating security forces based in Khamanon:


Fatehgarh Sahib District

Bassi Pathana Subdistrict
Lakhwinder Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nogawan

Gurdaspur District

Gurdaspur Subdistrict
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bangowani

Ludhiana District

Ludhiana East Subdistrict
Maghar Singh Male, age 31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhaini Ala
Samrala Subdistrict
Guljar Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mushkabad

Rupnagar District

Rupnagar Subdistrict
Kulwant Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mahtot

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Khamanon:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 5
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

60.0% Not married 3
 
 
40.0% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

40.0% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 5


Religion

100.0% Sikh 5
 

Caste

80.0% Jat 4
 
 
20.0% Non-Jat 1

Age

80.0% 18-33 4
 
20.0% 34-49 1
 

Education

40.0% Primary school 2
 
20.0% Middle school 1
 
20.0% High school 1
 
20.0% College degree 1
 

Employment

80.0% Farmer/agriculture 4
 
20.0% Student 1
 
20.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 5
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
80.0% No 4

Prior torture

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 5
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
166.7% No 5

Witnesses to abduction

60.0% Yes 3
 
 
20.0% No 1

Victim abduction location

20.0% Victim’s residence 1
 
20.0% Roadside 1
 
20.0% Police station 1
 
40.0% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

100.0% Yes 5
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

20.0% Victim had escaped 1
 
20.0% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
80.0% No 4

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 5
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 5
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 5

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

40.0% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 5
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

80.0% Yes 4
 
 
20.0% No 1

Security forces uniformed

133.3% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

80.0% Punjab Police 4
 
20.0% CRPF 1
 
20.0% Other 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 5
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

60.0% Combatant 3
 
 
40.0% Non-combatant 2

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

If provided support, support was voluntary

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
80.0% No 4

Approached security officials

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
80.0% No 4

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

60.0% Afraid of retaliation 3
 
20.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 1
 
20.0% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

60.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
60.0% Truth commission 3
 
60.0% Memorial for victims 3
 
40.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
40.0% Investigations into abuses 2
 
20.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 
20.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
20.0% Employment 1
 

Year & District 

District

20.0% Fatehgarh Sahib 1
 
20.0% Gurdaspur 1
 
40.0% Ludhiana 2
 
20.0% Rupnagar 1
 

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
 
20.0% 1987 1
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
40.0% 1989 2
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
20.0% 1991 1
 
20.0% 1992 1
 
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.