Mohd. Mustafa

13 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 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, 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 13
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

61.5% Not married 8
 
 
38.5% Married 5

If married, did the victim have children?

38.5% Yes 5
 


Total children surviving victims: 23


Religion

100.0% Sikh 13
 

Caste

53.8% Jat 7
 
 
46.2% Non-Jat 6

Age

84.6% 18-33 11
 
15.4% 50-64 2
 

Education

30.8% No education 4
 
15.4% Primary school 2
 
23.1% Middle school 3
 
30.8% High school 4
 

Employment

53.8% Farmer/agriculture 7
 
7.7% Day labourer 1
 
7.7% Mechanic 1
 
30.8% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

84.6% Rural 11
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

61.5% Yes 8
 
 
38.5% No 5

Prior torture

53.8% Yes 7
 
 
7.7% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

92.3% Yes 12
 
 
7.7% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

33.3% Yes 3
 
 
77.8% No 7

Witnesses to abduction

69.2% Yes 9
 
 
7.7% No 1

Victim abduction location

38.5% Victim’s residence 5
 
23.1% Friend/relative's residence 3
 
7.7% Shop/market 1
 
7.7% Roadside 1
 
7.7% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

76.9% Yes 10
 
 
15.4% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

15.4% Gave no response 2
 
15.4% Other 2
 
7.7% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
76.9% No 10

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 13
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

84.6% 1 victim 11
 
15.4% 2 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 13

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

23.1% Cremated the body 3
 

Security forces returned body

23.1% Yes 3
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
69.2% No 9
 

Condition of corpse, if known

23.1% Bullet wounds 3
 
7.7% Bruises 1
 
7.7% Missing hair from head or face 1
 
7.7% Broken bones 1
 
7.7% Burn marks 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 13
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 9
 
 
22.2% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

92.3% Punjab Police 12
 
15.4% CRPF 2
 
7.7% Black cat 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 13
 
7.7% CRPF 1
 
7.7% Black cat 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

46.2% Combatant 6
 
 
53.8% Non-combatant 7

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

15.4% Yes 2
 
 
38.5% No 5

If provided support, support was voluntary

7.7% Yes 1
 
 
7.7% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

23.1% Yes 3
 
 
76.9% No 10

Approached security officials

23.1% Yes 3
 
 
76.9% No 10

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

69.2% Afraid of retaliation 9
 
15.4% Didn’t know what to do 2
 
7.7% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

84.6% Employment 11
 
76.9% Truth commission 10
 
69.2% Monetary compensation to family 9
 
38.5% Investigations into abuses 5
 
30.8% Rehabilitation services to family members 4
 
23.1% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 3
 
7.7% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 

Year & District 

District

7.7% Amritsar 1
 
38.5% Firozpur 5
 
7.7% Gurdaspur 1
 
23.1% Moga 3
 
7.7% 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
 
30.8% 1991 4
 
38.5% 1992 5
 
7.7% 1993 1
 
15.4% 1994 2
 
7.7% 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
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0
 

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