Dinkar Gupta

4 documented cases directly implicating Dinkar Gupta in abduction/disappearance:


Amritsar District

Patti Subdistrict
Darshan Singh Male, age 28-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Narli
Karamjit Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tut
Rashpal Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tut

Jalandhar District

Jalandhar II Subdistrict
Rashpal Singh Male, age 25 at time of disappearance, Ladhra

Key statistics of cases directly implicating Dinkar Gupta:

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

100.0% Jat 4
 

Age

100.0% 18-33 4
 

Education

50.0% Middle school 2
 
50.0% High school 2
 

Employment

75.0% Farmer/agriculture 3
 
25.0% Unemployed 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 4
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Prior torture

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 4
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
50.0% Victim’s residence 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

25.0% Gave no response 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 2

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

75.0% Extrajudicial executions 3
 
 
25.0% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

25.0% 1 victim 1
 
50.0% 2 victim 2
 
25.0% 3 victim 1
 

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
 
75.0% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 4
 
75.0% CRPF 3
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

75.0% Punjab police 3
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 2
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 2

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
25.0% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 4

Approached security officials

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

75.0% Didn’t know what to do 3
 
25.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Employment 4
 
100.0% Monetary compensation to family 4
 
100.0% Truth commission 4
 
50.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 
25.0% Investigations into abuses 1
 
25.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 

Year & District 

District

75.0% Amritsar 3
 
25.0% Jalandhar 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
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
100.0% 1992 4
 
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.