Sardulgarh

3 documented cases implicating security forces based in Sardulgarh:


Mansa District

Sardulgarh Subdistrict
Ravinder Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mankhera
Virsa Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nahran

Muktsar District

Muktsar Subdistrict
Mahinder Singh Male, age 37-38 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lubhanianwali

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Sardulgarh:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 3
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

33.3% Not married 1
 
 
66.7% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

33.3% No 1
 
 
33.3% Yes 1


Total children surviving victims: 1


Religion

100.0% Sikh 3
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 3
 

Age

66.7% 18-33 2
 
33.3% 34-49 1
 

Education

33.3% No education 1
 
33.3% Middle school 1
 
33.3% High school 1
 

Employment

66.7% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
33.3% Student 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 3
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

Prior torture

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

Witnesses to abduction

66.7% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

33.3% Victim’s residence 1
 
33.3% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

33.3% Denied involvement 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
66.7% No 2

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 3
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 3
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 3

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

33.3% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
66.7% No 2
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

66.7% Punjab Police 2
 
33.3% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 3
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

33.3% Combatant 1
 
 
66.7% Non-combatant 2

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
33.3% No 1

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 3

Approached security officials

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
66.7% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

100.0% Couldn’t afford 3
 
66.7% Afraid of retaliation 2
 
33.3% Believed it would have been ineffective 1
 
33.3% Didn’t know what to do 1
 

Remedies desired from government

66.7% Employment 2
 
66.7% Truth commission 2
 
66.7% Investigations into abuses 2
 
33.3% Monetary compensation to family 1
 
33.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
33.3% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 
33.3% Desire nothing from government 1
 

Year & District 

District

66.7% Mansa 2
 
33.3% Muktsar 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
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
33.3% 1990 1
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
33.3% 1992 1
 
33.3% 1993 1
 
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.