Nabha

5 documented cases implicating security forces based in Nabha:


Amritsar District

Patti Subdistrict
Lakhwinder Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ghurk Wind

Gurdaspur District

Batala Subdistrict
Khushwant Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Marrianwala

Ludhiana District

Payal Subdistrict
Kulwant Singh Male, age 27-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chomon

Patiala District

Nabha Subdistrict
Labh Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lout

Rupnagar District

Rupnagar Subdistrict
Thakur Singh Male, age 40-42 at time of extrajudicial execution, Babani Kalan

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Nabha:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 5
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

80.0% Not married 4
 
 
20.0% Married 1

If married, did the victim have children?

20.0% Yes 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 3


Religion

100.0% Sikh 5
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 5
 

Age

80.0% 18-33 4
 
20.0% 34-49 1
 

Education

20.0% No education 1
 
20.0% Middle school 1
 
60.0% High school 3
 

Employment

40.0% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
20.0% Student 1
 
40.0% Other 2
 

Urban / Rural

80.0% Rural 4
 
 
20.0% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

80.0% Yes 4
 
 
20.0% No 1

Prior torture

80.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 5
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
66.7% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

60.0% Yes 3
 
 
40.0% No 2

Victim abduction location

20.0% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
20.0% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
20.0% Shop/market 1
 
20.0% Bus station/stand 1
 
20.0% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

80.0% Yes 4
 
 
20.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

20.0% Gave no response 1
 
20.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
20.0% Denied involvement 1
 
20.0% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
60.0% No 3

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 5
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

80.0% 1 victim 4
 
20.0% 2 victim 1
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 5

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

40.0% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

20.0% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
80.0% No 4
 

Condition of corpse, if known

20.0% Bullet wounds 1
 
20.0% Cuts/wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

40.0% Yes 2
 
 
40.0% No 2

Security forces uniformed

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 5
 
20.0% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 5
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

40.0% Combatant 2
 
 
40.0% Non-combatant 2

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
40.0% No 2

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
80.0% No 4

Approached security officials

60.0% Yes 3
 
 
40.0% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

80.0% Afraid of retaliation 4
 
40.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 
40.0% Didn’t know what to do 2
 

Remedies desired from government

80.0% Truth commission 4
 
60.0% Employment 3
 
40.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
40.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 2
 
20.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
20.0% Investigations into abuses 1
 
20.0% Memorial for victims 1
 

Year & District 

District

20.0% Amritsar 1
 
20.0% Gurdaspur 1
 
20.0% Ludhiana 1
 
20.0% Patiala 1
 
20.0% Rupnagar 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
 
20.0% 1989 1
 
20.0% 1990 1
 
20.0% 1991 1
 
20.0% 1992 1
 
20.0% 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.