Lehragaga

10 documented cases implicating security forces based in Lehragaga:


Mansa District

Budhlada Subdistrict
Saun Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dialpura

Sangrur District

Barnala Subdistrict
Sukhcharan Singh Male, age 30-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Barnala
Dhuri Subdistrict
Chamkaur Singh Male, age 21 at time of disappearance, Rajo Majra
Moonak Subdistrict
Balbir Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lehal Khurd
Daljit Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kotra Lehal
Dev Singh Male, age 40-42 at time of disappearance, Sheikhuwas
Pyara Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lehal Khurd
Sangrur Subdistrict
Mela Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mangwal
Sunam Subdistrict
Ram Singh Male, age 18 at time of disappearance, Shadi Hari
Tehal Singh Male, age 40-41 at time of extrajudicial execution, Daska

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Lehragaga:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 10
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

50.0% Not married 5
 
 
50.0% Married 5

If married, did the victim have children?

40.0% Yes 4
 


Total children surviving victims: 13


Religion

100.0% Sikh 10
 

Caste

70.0% Jat 7
 
 
30.0% Non-Jat 3

Age

70.0% 18-33 7
 
30.0% 34-49 3
 

Education

40.0% No education 4
 
10.0% Primary school 1
 
50.0% High school 5
 

Employment

40.0% Farmer/agriculture 4
 
20.0% Day labourer 2
 
10.0% Shopkeeper 1
 
10.0% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
10.0% Student 1
 
10.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

90.0% Rural 9
 
 
10.0% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

40.0% Yes 4
 
 
60.0% No 6

Prior torture

30.0% Yes 3
 
 
10.0% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

90.0% Yes 9
 
 
10.0% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

14.3% Yes 1
 
 
85.7% No 6

Witnesses to abduction

70.0% Yes 7
 

Victim abduction location

30.0% Victim’s residence 3
 
30.0% Village fields 3
 
20.0% Roadside 2
 
10.0% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

70.0% Yes 7
 
 
20.0% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

30.0% Gave no response 3
 
30.0% Denied involvement 3
 
10.0% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
70.0% No 7

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

70.0% Extrajudicial executions 7
 
 
30.0% Enforced disappearances 3

Number of victims per family

80.0% 1 victim 8
 
20.0% 2 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 10

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

10.0% Yes 1
 
10.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 1
 
50.0% No 5
 

Condition of corpse, if known

10.0% Bruises 1
 
10.0% Bullet wounds 1
 
10.0% Broken bones 1
 
10.0% Missing hair from head or face 1
 
10.0% Missing fingernails 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

30.0% Yes 3
 
 
30.0% No 3

Security forces uniformed

71.4% Yes 5
 
 
28.6% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

90.0% Punjab Police 9
 
10.0% CRPF 1
 
10.0% Black cat 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

60.0% Punjab police 6
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

20.0% Combatant 2
 
 
60.0% Non-combatant 6

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

20.0% Yes 2
 
 
40.0% No 4

If provided support, support was voluntary

20.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

10.0% Yes 1
 
 
90.0% No 9

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 5
 
 
50.0% No 5

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

70.0% Afraid of retaliation 7
 
30.0% Didn’t know what to do 3
 
20.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 
20.0% Couldn’t afford 2
 
10.0% Not applicable 1
 
10.0% Other 1
 

Remedies desired from government

90.0% Investigations into abuses 9
 
80.0% Monetary compensation to family 8
 
70.0% Truth commission 7
 
50.0% Employment 5
 
30.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
10.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 

Year & District 

District

10.0% Mansa 1
 
90.0% Sangrur 9
 

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
 
10.0% 1989 1
 
10.0% 1990 1
 
30.0% 1991 3
 
10.0% 1992 1
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
10.0% 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
 
30.0% Date Unknown 3
 

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