Kot Kapura

6 documented cases implicating security forces based in Kot Kapura:


Faridkot District

Faridkot Subdistrict
Ajaib Singh Male, age 45 at time of extrajudicial execution, Hari Nau
Jaswinder Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sibbian
Major Singh Male, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Hari Nau
Jaitu Subdistrict
Bikar Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bargari
Binder Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bargari

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 18-20 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Kot Kapura:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 6
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

50.0% Not married 3
 
 
50.0% Married 3

If married, did the victim have children?

50.0% Yes 3
 


Total children surviving victims: 15


Religion

100.0% Sikh 6
 

Caste

50.0% Non-Jat 3
 
 
50.0% Jat 3

Age

50.0% 18-33 3
 
50.0% 34-49 3
 

Education

66.7% No education 4
 
16.7% Middle school 1
 
16.7% College degree 1
 

Employment

50.0% Day labourer 3
 
33.3% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
16.7% Student 1
 

Urban / Rural

83.3% Rural 5
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

66.7% Yes 4
 
 
33.3% No 2

Prior torture

16.7% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 3

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

66.7% Yes 4
 
 
33.3% No 2

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
100.0% No 3

Witnesses to abduction

50.0% Yes 3
 

Victim abduction location

33.3% Victim’s residence 2
 
16.7% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
16.7% Bus station/stand 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

66.7% Yes 4
 
 
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
 
 
66.7% No 4

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 6
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

50.0% 1 victim 3
 
50.0% 2 victim 3
 

Related incidents

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

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

33.3% Cremated the body 2
 

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

50.0% Yes 3
 
 
33.3% No 2

Security forces uniformed

133.3% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

66.7% Punjab Police 4
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 6
 
16.7% Black cat 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 3
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 3

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

83.3% Afraid of retaliation 5
 
33.3% Didn’t know what to do 2
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 6
 
66.7% Employment 4
 
50.0% Truth commission 3
 
16.7% Investigations into abuses 1
 
16.7% Memorial for victims 1
 

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
 
33.3% 1987 2
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
50.0% 1989 3
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
16.7% 1994 1
 
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.