Badhni Kalan

15 documented cases implicating security forces based in Badhni Kalan:


Amritsar District

Patti Subdistrict
Partap Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chakwalia

Ludhiana District

Jagroan Subdistrict
Gurdev Singh Male, age 37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chimna

Moga District

Moga Subdistrict
Baljeet Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mandiranwala
Balwant Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Takhanwad
Darshan Singh Male, age 46 at time of extrajudicial execution, Buttar Kalan
Gurdeep Singh Male, age 29-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Moga
Jaswant Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Killi Chahlan
Nachattar Singh Male, age 52 at time of extrajudicial execution, Daudhar Sharki
Nihal Singhwala Subdistrict
Charat Singh Male, age 38 at time of disappearance, Raoke Kalan
Mander Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bilaspur
Parmjeet Singh Male, age 14 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raina

Muktsar District

Muktsar Subdistrict
Karishan Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tamkot

Sangrur District

Barnala Subdistrict
Labh Singh Male, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Thikriwala

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Badhni Kalan:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 15
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

60.0% Not married 9
 
 
40.0% Married 6

If married, did the victim have children?

40.0% Yes 6
 


Total children surviving victims: 17


Religion

100.0% Sikh 15
 

Caste

80.0% Jat 12
 
 
20.0% Non-Jat 3

Age

6.7% 0-17 1
 
60.0% 18-33 9
 
26.7% 34-49 4
 
6.7% 50-64 1
 

Education

13.3% No education 2
 
33.3% Primary school 5
 
20.0% Middle school 3
 
33.3% High school 5
 

Employment

46.7% Farmer/agriculture 7
 
20.0% Shopkeeper 3
 
6.7% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
6.7% Mechanic 1
 
6.7% Unemployed 1
 
33.3% Other 5
 

Urban / Rural

80.0% Rural 12
 
 
6.7% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

53.3% Yes 8
 
 
46.7% No 7

Prior torture

53.3% Yes 8
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 15
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

20.0% Yes 2
 
 
90.0% No 9

Witnesses to abduction

66.7% Yes 10
 
 
6.7% No 1

Victim abduction location

33.3% Victim’s residence 5
 
26.7% Roadside 4
 
20.0% Village fields 3
 
6.7% Shop/market 1
 
6.7% Police station 1
 
6.7% Village drain 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

100.0% Yes 15
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

26.7% Gave no response 4
 
13.3% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 2
 
6.7% Victim had escaped 1
 
6.7% Told family to go to another police station 1
 
6.7% Victim killed by black cats 1
 
6.7% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 15

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

93.3% Extrajudicial executions 14
 
 
6.7% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

86.7% 1 victim 13
 
6.7% 2 victim 1
 
6.7% 3 victim 1
 

Related incidents

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

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

13.3% Cremated the body 2
 
6.7% Dumped body in canal or river 1
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
93.3% No 14
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

60.0% Yes 9
 
 
40.0% No 6

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 10
 
 
30.0% No 3

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 15
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

86.7% Punjab police 13
 
6.7% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

46.7% Combatant 7
 
 
40.0% Non-combatant 6

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

6.7% Yes 1
 
 
33.3% No 5

If provided support, support was voluntary

6.7% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

13.3% Yes 2
 
 
86.7% No 13

Approached security officials

53.3% Yes 8
 
 
46.7% No 7

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

73.3% Afraid of retaliation 11
 
20.0% Didn’t know what to do 3
 
20.0% Couldn’t afford 3
 
13.3% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 
6.7% Not applicable 1
 

Remedies desired from government

93.3% Truth commission 14
 
73.3% Investigations into abuses 11
 
66.7% Monetary compensation to family 10
 
60.0% Employment 9
 
26.7% Memorial for victims 4
 
13.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 2
 
13.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 
6.7% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 
6.7% Desire nothing from government 1
 

Year & District 

District

6.7% Amritsar 1
 
6.7% Ludhiana 1
 
60.0% Moga 9
 
6.7% Muktsar 1
 
6.7% Sangrur 1
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
6.7% 1986 1
 
13.3% 1987 2
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
13.3% 1990 2
 
20.0% 1991 3
 
13.3% 1992 2
 
26.7% 1993 4
 
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
 
6.7% 2001 1
 
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.