Shiv Kumar

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


Ludhiana District

Jagroan Subdistrict
Chamkaur Singh Male, age 28 at time of disappearance, Raowal
Gurcharan Singh Male, age 36-37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lamma
Gurdeep Singh Male, age 35-36 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mann
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 15
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

60.0% Not married 9
 
 
40.0% Married 6

If married, did the victim have children?

40.0% Yes 6
 


Total children surviving victims: 16


Religion

100.0% Sikh 15
 

Caste

66.7% Jat 10
 
 
33.3% Non-Jat 5

Age

66.7% 18-33 10
 
26.7% 34-49 4
 

Education

6.7% No education 1
 
13.3% Primary school 2
 
33.3% Middle school 5
 
13.3% High school 2
 
13.3% College degree 2
 
13.3% Graduate degree 2
 
6.7% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

33.3% Farmer/agriculture 5
 
13.3% Student 2
 
13.3% Driver (bus/truck/car) 2
 
6.7% Mechanic 1
 
6.7% Day labourer 1
 
33.3% Other 5
 

Urban / Rural

93.3% Rural 14
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

26.7% Yes 4
 
 
73.3% No 11

Prior torture

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
26.7% No 4

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 15
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

8.3% Yes 1
 
 
100.0% No 12

Witnesses to abduction

80.0% Yes 12
 

Victim abduction location

53.3% Victim’s residence 8
 
13.3% Roadside 2
 
13.3% Shop/market 2
 
6.7% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
13.3% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

73.3% Yes 11
 
 
26.7% No 4

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

20.0% Told family to go to another police station 3
 
20.0% Denied involvement 3
 
13.3% Other 2
 
6.7% Gave no response 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 15

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

66.7% Extrajudicial executions 10
 
 
33.3% Enforced disappearances 5

Number of victims per family

86.7% 1 victim 13
 
13.3% 2 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
93.3% No genuine encounters in family 14

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

20.0% Cremated the body 3
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
66.7% No 10
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 15
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

108.3% Yes 13
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

93.3% Punjab Police 14
 
53.3% Criminal Investigation Agency 8
 
13.3% Other 2
 
13.3% CRPF 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

53.3% Punjab police 8
 
46.7% Criminal Investigation Agency 7
 
6.7% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
93.3% Non-combatant 14

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

20.0% Yes 3
 
 
66.7% No 10

If provided support, support was voluntary

20.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

46.7% Yes 7
 
 
53.3% No 8

Approached security officials

53.3% Yes 8
 
 
46.7% No 7

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

46.7% Afraid of retaliation 7
 
6.7% Didn’t know what to do 1
 
6.7% Not applicable 1
 
6.7% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

86.7% Truth commission 13
 
86.7% Monetary compensation to family 13
 
53.3% Employment 8
 
33.3% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 5
 
33.3% Investigations into abuses 5
 
13.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 2
 
13.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 
13.3% Memorial for victims 2
 

Year & District 

District

86.7% Ludhiana 13
 
6.7% 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
 
6.7% 1989 1
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
6.7% 1991 1
 
6.7% 1992 1
 
73.3% 1993 11
 
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
 
6.7% Date Unknown 1
 

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