Shiv Kumar

14 documented cases directly implicating Shiv Kumar in abduction/disappearance:


Ludhiana District

Jagraon Subdistrict
Chamkaur Singh Male, age 28 at time of disappearance, Raowal
Gurcharan Singh Male, age 36-37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lamma
Harchand Singh Male, age 34-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mann
Jarnail Singh Male, age 46 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rasulpur Malla
Kulwant Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of disappearance, Mann
Manjinder Pal Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lilan
Parkash Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kular
Ranjit Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mann
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mann
Ludhiana West Subdistrict
Kuldeep Singh Male, age 19 at time of disappearance, Gill
Rajinder Singh Male, age 49-50 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bulara
Payal Subdistrict
Mohan Singh Male, age 22 at time of disappearance, Haraichan

Moga District

Nihal Singhwala Subdistrict
Avtar Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raoke Kalan

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 22 at time of disappearance, location withheld

Key statistics of cases directly implicating Shiv Kumar:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 14
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

64.3% Not married 9
 
 
35.7% Married 5

If married, did the victim have children?

35.7% Yes 5
 


Total children surviving victims: 13


Religion

100.0% Sikh 14
 

Caste

64.3% Jat 9
 
 
35.7% Non-Jat 5

Age

71.4% 18-33 10
 
21.4% 34-49 3
 

Education

7.1% No education 1
 
14.3% Primary school 2
 
28.6% Middle school 4
 
14.3% High school 2
 
14.3% College degree 2
 
14.3% Graduate degree 2
 
7.1% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

35.7% Farmer/agriculture 5
 
14.3% Driver (bus/truck/car) 2
 
14.3% Student 2
 
7.1% Mechanic 1
 
7.1% Day labourer 1
 
28.6% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

92.9% Rural 13
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

28.6% Yes 4
 
 
71.4% No 10

Prior torture

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
28.6% No 4

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 14
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
109.1% No 12

Witnesses to abduction

78.6% Yes 11
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Victim’s residence 7
 
14.3% Roadside 2
 
14.3% Shop/market 2
 
7.1% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
14.3% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

71.4% Yes 10
 
 
28.6% No 4

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

21.4% Denied involvement 3
 
14.3% Other 2
 
14.3% Told family to go to another police station 2
 
7.1% Gave no response 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 14

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

64.3% Extrajudicial executions 9
 
 
35.7% Enforced disappearances 5

Number of victims per family

85.7% 1 victim 12
 
14.3% 2 victims 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
92.9% No genuine encounters in family 13

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

21.4% Cremated the body 3
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
64.3% No 9
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 14
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

109.1% Yes 12
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

92.9% Punjab Police 13
 
42.9% Criminal Investigation Agency 6
 
14.3% CRPF 2
 
14.3% Other 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

50.0% Punjab police 7
 
42.9% Criminal Investigation Agency 6
 
7.1% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
92.9% Non-combatant 13

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

21.4% Yes 3
 
 
64.3% No 9

If provided support, support was voluntary

21.4% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

50.0% Yes 7
 
 
50.0% No 7

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 7
 
 
50.0% No 7

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

42.9% Afraid of retaliation 6
 
7.1% Not applicable 1
 
7.1% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

85.7% Monetary compensation to family 12
 
85.7% Truth commission 12
 
50.0% Employment 7
 
35.7% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 5
 
28.6% Investigations into abuses 4
 
14.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 
14.3% Memorial for victims 2
 
14.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 2
 

Year & District  

District

85.7% Ludhiana 12
 
7.1% Moga 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
 
7.1% 1989 1
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
7.1% 1991 1
 
7.1% 1992 1
 
71.4% 1993 10
 
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
 

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