Guru Har Sahai

6 documented cases implicating security forces based in Guru Har Sahai:


Faridkot District

Faridkot Subdistrict
Jagjeet Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kingra
Jagseer Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kingra
Jagseer Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kingra
Pal Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kingra
Sukhmander Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Deep Singhwala

Location Withheld

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

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Guru Har Sahai:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 6
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

66.7% Not married 4
 
 
33.3% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

16.7% Yes 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 2


Religion

100.0% Sikh 6
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 6
 

Age

100.0% 18-33 6
 

Education

50.0% No education 3
 
33.3% Primary school 2
 
16.7% Middle school 1
 

Employment

83.3% Farmer/agriculture 5
 
16.7% Day labourer 1
 

Urban / Rural

83.3% Rural 5
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

16.7% Yes 1
 
 
83.3% No 5

Prior torture

16.7% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 6

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0% Yes 0
 
 
0% No 0

Witnesses to abduction


Victim abduction location


Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status


Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 6
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 6
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 6

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

83.3% Cremated the body 5
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 6
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 6
 
 
0.0% No 0


Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction


Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 6
 
100.0% Black cat 6
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

100.0% Combatant 6
 
 
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

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 6

Approached security officials

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 6

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

100.0% Afraid of retaliation 6
 
66.7% Didn’t know what to do 4
 

Remedies desired from government

83.3% Employment 5
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 3
 
33.3% Truth commission 2
 
33.3% Investigations into abuses 2
 

Year & District 

District

83.3% Faridkot 5
 

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
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
100.0% 1989 6
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
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
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0
 

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