Ahmedgarh

4 documented cases implicating security forces based in Ahmedgarh:


Ludhiana District

Ludhiana East Subdistrict
Dawinder Singh Male, age 23 at time of disappearance, Gopalpur
Raikot Subdistrict
Gurmeet Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Abuwal

Sangrur District

Malerkotla Subdistrict
Babbu Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Malikpur Alias Jandali Khurd
Shamsher Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of disappearance, Baurhai

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Ahmedgarh:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 4
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

50.0% Not married 2
 
 
50.0% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

50.0% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 4


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

50.0% Jat 2
 
 
50.0% Non-Jat 2

Age

25.0% 0-17 1
 
75.0% 18-33 3
 

Education

50.0% No education 2
 
50.0% High school 2
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
50.0% Day labourer 2
 
25.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 4
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Prior torture

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
25.0% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
100.0% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

50.0% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

75.0% Victim’s residence 3
 
25.0% Village fields 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

25.0% Gave no response 1
 
25.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
25.0% Denied involvement 1
 
25.0% Victim had escaped 1
 
25.0% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 2

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

50.0% Extrajudicial executions 2
 
 
50.0% Enforced disappearances 2

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 4
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 4

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

25.0% Cremated the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
50.0% No 2
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Security forces uniformed

200.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 4
 
50.0% CRPF 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

50.0% Punjab police 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

25.0% Combatant 1
 
 
75.0% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
75.0% No 3

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Approached security officials

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

50.0% Afraid of retaliation 2
 
50.0% Didn’t know what to do 2
 
25.0% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Truth commission 4
 
75.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
75.0% Investigations into abuses 3
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
50.0% Employment 2
 
25.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 
25.0% Memorial for victims 1
 

Year & District 

District

50.0% Ludhiana 2
 
50.0% Sangrur 2
 

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
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
50.0% 1991 2
 
50.0% 1992 2
 
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.