Jagraon

117 documented cases implicating security forces based in Jagraon:


Amritsar District

Patti Subdistrict
Malkit Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Burj Deva Singh
Palwinder Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raipur Baleem

Bathinda District

Bathinda Subdistrict
Jagdish Singh Male, age 43 at time of extrajudicial execution, Har Raipur Urf Bhokhri
Rampura Phul Subdistrict
Makhan Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhodipura

Faridkot District

Jaitu Subdistrict
Sukhwinder Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gumti Khurd

Firozpur District

Firozpur Subdistrict
Balwant Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Haraj
Zira Subdistrict
Gurprem Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mansurwal

Hoshiarpur District

Dasuya Subdistrict
Harwinder Singh Male, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bahla

Jalandhar District

Jalandhar II Subdistrict
Onkar Singh Male, age 30-31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwandi Jhandir
Shahkot Subdistrict
Mahinder Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Burewal

Ludhiana District

Jagroan Subdistrict
Ajmer Singh Male, age 35 at time of disappearance, Rasulpur Malla
Amarjit Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Hans
Amritpal Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khosa
Avtar Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Fatehgarh Sibian
Avtar Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kaunke
Balvir Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhajjawal
Balwinder Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sherpur Kalan
Bhag Singh Male, age 52 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chachrari
Bhindi Male, Bhundri
Chamkaur Singh Male, age 28 at time of disappearance, Raowal
Charnjit Singh Male, age 32-33 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sidhwan Kalan
Gian Singh Male, age 35-36 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sohian
Guljar Singh Male, age 55-60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sherpur Kalan
Gurcharan Singh Male, age 36-37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lamma
Gurcharan Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rasulpur Malla
Gurdeep Singh Male, age 35-36 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mann
Gurdev Singh Male, age 37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chimna
Gurdev Singh Male, age 16-17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dholan
Gurdev Singh Kaunke Male, age 42-43 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kaunke Kalan
Gurjant Singh Male, age 28-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dholan
Gurmit Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Roomi
Gurmukh Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sodhiwala
Gurnaam Singh Male, age 50-55 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kaunke
Harbhajan Kaur Female, age 44-45 at time of extrajudicial execution, Roomi
Harchand Singh Male, age 34-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mann
Hardev Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Majri
Harnek Singh Male, age 45-46 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dalla
Harpal Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kamalpura
Jagdish Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhajjawal
Jageer Singh Male, age 40-42 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jassowal
Jagjit Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of disappearance, Agwar Rahlan
Jagjit Singh Male, age 29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Janetpura
Jagjit Singh Male, age 28 at time of disappearance, Jagraon
Jarnail Singh Male, age 46 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rasulpur Malla
Jasvir Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mann
Jaswant Singh Male, age 42 at time of extrajudicial execution, Boparai Kalan
Jatinder Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sohian
Kuldeep Singh Male, age 19-20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kaunke
Kuldeep Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sidhwan Kalan
Kulwant Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of disappearance, Mann
Manjeet Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sidhwan Khurd
Manjinder Pal Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lilan
Mukand Singh Male, age 29-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sherpur Khurd
Paramjit Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Manuke
Parkash Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kular
Pawandeep Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kaunke
Pritpal Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khosa
Ranjit Singh Male, age 47-48 at time of extrajudicial execution, Roomi
Ranjit Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mann
Rattan Singh Male, age 60-65 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kaunke
Roop Singh Male, age 29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dehrka
Samsher Singh Male, age 33-34 at time of extrajudicial execution, Janetpura
Sukhdarshan Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gurah
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 28-29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhajjawal
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mann
Teja Singh Male, age 43 at time of extrajudicial execution, Fatehgarh Sibian
Khanna Subdistrict
Randhir Singh Male, age 16-17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bibipur
Ludhiana East Subdistrict
Jarnail Singh Male, age 31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ghawaddi
Mahinder Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jiwanpur
Ludhiana West Subdistrict
Bakshish Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Alamgir
Gurdeep Singh Male, age 36-37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Alamgir
Satinder Singh Male, age 36-37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Saraba
Payal Subdistrict
Avtar Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Daumajra
Raikot Subdistrict
Bhana Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Andlu
Charnjit Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Halwara
Gurbaksh Singh Male, age 33 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nangal Khurd
Gurdeep Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Abuwal
Gurdial Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bassian
Palwinder Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Binjal
Parmjit Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Hisowal
Shamsher Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raikot
Sukhwinder Singh Male, age 15 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jatpura
Ujagar Singh Male, age 33 at time of extrajudicial execution, Binjal
Samrala Subdistrict
Charan Singh Male, age 47 at time of extrajudicial execution, Goslan

Moga District

Bhagha Purana Subdistrict
Chamkaur Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rode
Makhan Singh Male, age 19 at time of disappearance, Tharaj
Prabhjit Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of disappearance, Phulewala
Moga Subdistrict
Balwinder Singh Male, age 37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dhudike
Iqbal Singh Male, age 19-20 at time of disappearance, Madoke
Jagjeet Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chirak
Komaljeet Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chuharchak
Labh Singh Male, age 60 at time of disappearance, Mehron
Nirbhai Singh Male, age 25-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chuharchak
Nirmal Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Malianwala
Ranjit Singh Male, age 32 at time of disappearance, Ghal Kalan
Sarbjeet Singh Male, age 16-17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Madoke
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 22-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ajitwal
Nihal Singhwala Subdistrict
Avtar Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raoke Kalan
Gursewak Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raoke Kalan
Kushkaranjot Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lopon

Rupnagar District

S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali) Subdistrict
Harbans Singh Male, age 27-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Sangrur District

Barnala Subdistrict
Jagga Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tapa
Malerkotla Subdistrict
Habib Khan Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rurka
Hakam Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhaini Kalan
Rafiq Mohamad Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rurka
Sadiq Mohamad Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rurka

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 45 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 39-40 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 22 at time of disappearance, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 60 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Balwinder Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Guwahati, Assam
Chamkaur Singh Male, age 19 at time of disappearance, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Nirmal Singh Male, age 22 at time of disappearance, Kolkata, West Bengal

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Jagraon:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

99.1% Male 116
 
 
0.9% Female 1

Marital status

53.0% Not married 62
 
 
46.2% Married 54

If married, did the victim have children?

39.3% Yes 46
 
 
6.8% No 8


Total children surviving victims: 129


Religion

97.4% Sikh 114
 
 
2.6% Non-Sikh 3

Caste

71.8% Jat 84
 
 
28.2% Non-Jat 33

Age

3.4% 0-17 4
 
70.1% 18-33 82
 
19.7% 34-49 23
 
5.1% 50-64 6
 
0.9% Age unknown 1
 

Education

16.2% No education 19
 
21.4% Primary school 25
 
18.8% Middle school 22
 
30.8% High school 36
 
4.3% Some college 5
 
2.6% College degree 3
 
0.9% Graduate degree 1
 
4.3% Vocational degree 5
 

Employment

46.2% Farmer/agriculture 54
 
13.7% Day labourer 16
 
8.5% Driver (bus/truck/car) 10
 
7.7% Student 9
 
6.8% Shopkeeper 8
 
4.3% Mechanic 5
 
2.6% Unemployed 3
 
0.9% Carpenter 1
 
0.9% Housewife 1
 
19.7% Other 23
 

Urban / Rural

87.2% Rural 102
 
 
3.4% Urban 4

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

41.9% Yes 49
 
 
57.3% No 67

Prior torture

25.6% Yes 30
 
 
16.2% No 19

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

84.6% Yes 99
 
 
13.7% No 16

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

13.2% Yes 10
 
 
76.3% No 58

Witnesses to abduction

65.0% Yes 76
 
 
6.0% No 7

Victim abduction location

30.8% Victim’s residence 36
 
8.5% Roadside 10
 
7.7% Friend/relative's residence 9
 
6.8% Village fields 8
 
6.0% Shop/market 7
 
6.0% Police station 7
 
2.6% Bus station/stand 3
 
10.3% Other 12
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

63.2% Yes 74
 
 
21.4% No 25

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

12.8% Other 15
 
9.4% Gave no response 11
 
6.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 7
 
5.1% Denied involvement 6
 
3.4% Told family to go to another police station 4
 
1.7% Victim had escaped 2
 
1.7% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 2
 
0.9% Victim killed while trying to escape 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

4.3% Yes 5
 
 
75.2% No 88

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

88.9% Extrajudicial executions 104
 
 
11.1% Enforced disappearances 13

Number of victims per family

81.2% 1 victim 95
 
15.4% 2 victim 18
 
0.9% 3 victim 1
 
2.6% 6 victim 3
 

Related incidents

0.9% Genuine encounters in family 1
 
 
98.3% No genuine encounters in family 115

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

35.0% Cremated the body 41
 
2.6% Dumped body in canal or river 3
 
1.7% Other 2
 
0.9% Buried the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

6.8% Yes 8
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
82.1% No 96
 

Condition of corpse, if known

3.4% Other 4
 
1.7% Bullet wounds 2
 
1.7% Burn marks 2
 
0.9% Bruises 1
 
0.9% Missing hair from head or face 1
 
0.9% Broken bones 1
 
0.9% Cuts/wounds 1
 
0.9% Missing fingernails 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

61.5% Yes 72
 
 
23.9% No 28

Security forces uniformed

84.2% Yes 64
 
 
9.2% No 7

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

76.1% Punjab Police 89
 
13.7% Criminal Investigation Agency 16
 
6.0% CRPF 7
 
2.6% Other 3
 
0.9% Black cat 1
 
0.9% BSF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

76.9% Punjab police 90
 
20.5% Criminal Investigation Agency 24
 
5.1% CRPF 6
 
0.9% BSF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

21.4% Combatant 25
 
 
76.1% Non-combatant 89

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

17.1% Yes 20
 
 
52.1% No 61

If provided support, support was voluntary

11.1% Yes 13
 
 
6.0% No 7

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

17.1% Yes 20
 
 
82.1% No 96

Approached security officials

37.6% Yes 44
 
 
61.5% No 72

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

70.1% Afraid of retaliation 82
 
14.5% Couldn’t afford 17
 
13.7% Didn’t know what to do 16
 
6.8% Believed it would have been ineffective 8
 
5.1% Not applicable 6
 
0.9% Other 1
 

Remedies desired from government

76.1% Monetary compensation to family 89
 
73.5% Truth commission 86
 
55.6% Employment 65
 
37.6% Investigations into abuses 44
 
31.6% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 37
 
23.9% Rehabilitation services to family members 28
 
22.2% Memorial for victims 26
 
19.7% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 23
 
6.8% Desire nothing from government 8
 
0.9% Other 1
 

Year & District 

District

1.7% Amritsar 2
 
1.7% Bathinda 2
 
0.9% Faridkot 1
 
1.7% Firozpur 2
 
0.9% Hoshiarpur 1
 
1.7% Jalandhar 2
 
63.2% Ludhiana 74
 
13.7% Moga 16
 
0.9% Rupnagar 1
 
4.3% Sangrur 5
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
2.6% 1984 3
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
0.0% 1986 0
 
2.6% 1987 3
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
6.8% 1989 8
 
1.7% 1990 2
 
4.3% 1991 5
 
30.8% 1992 36
 
36.8% 1993 43
 
4.3% 1994 5
 
2.6% 1995 3
 
0.9% 1996 1
 
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
 
6.8% Date Unknown 8
 

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