Mohd. Mustafa

12 documented cases directly implicating Mohd. Mustafa in abduction/disappearance:


Amritsar District

Ajnala Subdistrict
Palwinder Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khatrai Kalan

Firozpur District

Fazilka Subdistrict
Jarnail Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mulianwali
Kundan Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mulianwali
Firozpur Subdistrict
Nishan Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ghulam Hussainwala
Zira Subdistrict
Gurlal Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mansurwal
Shuwinder Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Roshan Shahwala

Gurdaspur District

Gurdaspur Subdistrict
Karam Singh Male, age 60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Masat Kot

Moga District

Bhagha Purana Subdistrict
Angrej Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Landa
Sewak Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sangatpura
Moga Subdistrict
Sajjan Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Takhtuwala

Rupnagar District

Rupnagar Subdistrict
Ujjagar Singh Male, age 60-65 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kamalpur

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld

Key statistics of cases directly implicating Mohd. Mustafa:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 12
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

58.3% Not married 7
 
 
41.7% Married 5

If married, did the victim have children?

41.7% Yes 5
 


Total children surviving victims: 23


Religion

100.0% Sikh 12
 

Caste

50.0% Jat 6
 
 
50.0% Non-Jat 6

Age

83.3% 18-33 10
 
16.7% 50-64 2
 

Education

33.3% No education 4
 
16.7% Primary school 2
 
25.0% Middle school 3
 
25.0% High school 3
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 6
 
8.3% Mechanic 1
 
8.3% Day labourer 1
 
33.3% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

91.7% Rural 11
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

58.3% Yes 7
 
 
41.7% No 5

Prior torture

50.0% Yes 6
 
 
8.3% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

91.7% Yes 11
 
 
8.3% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

37.5% Yes 3
 
 
87.5% No 7

Witnesses to abduction

66.7% Yes 8
 
 
8.3% No 1

Victim abduction location

41.7% Victim’s residence 5
 
25.0% Friend/relative's residence 3
 
8.3% Shop/market 1
 
8.3% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

83.3% Yes 10
 
 
8.3% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

16.7% Other 2
 
16.7% Gave no response 2
 
8.3% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
75.0% No 9

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 12
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

83.3% 1 victim 10
 
16.7% 2 victims 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 12

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

16.7% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

25.0% Yes 3
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
66.7% No 8
 

Condition of corpse, if known

25.0% Bullet wounds 3
 
8.3% Bruises 1
 
8.3% Missing hair from head or face 1
 
8.3% Broken bones 1
 
8.3% Burn marks 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 12
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 8
 
 
25.0% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

91.7% Punjab Police 11
 
16.7% CRPF 2
 
8.3% Black cat 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 12
 
8.3% CRPF 1
 
8.3% Black cat 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

41.7% Combatant 5
 
 
58.3% Non-combatant 7

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

16.7% Yes 2
 
 
41.7% No 5

If provided support, support was voluntary

8.3% Yes 1
 
 
8.3% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

25.0% Yes 3
 
 
75.0% No 9

Approached security officials

25.0% Yes 3
 
 
75.0% No 9

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

66.7% Afraid of retaliation 8
 
16.7% Didn’t know what to do 2
 
8.3% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

83.3% Employment 10
 
83.3% Truth commission 10
 
66.7% Monetary compensation to family 8
 
41.7% Investigations into abuses 5
 
25.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 3
 
25.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 3
 
8.3% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 1
 

Year & District  

District

8.3% Amritsar 1
 
41.7% Firozpur 5
 
8.3% Gurdaspur 1
 
25.0% Moga 3
 
8.3% 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
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
25.0% 1991 3
 
41.7% 1992 5
 
8.3% 1993 1
 
16.7% 1994 2
 
8.3% 1995 1
 
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.