Mohd. Mustafa

15 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
Baba Bakala Subdistrict
Kuldip Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nangli
Patti Subdistrict
Balbir Singh Male, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Patti

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
Anonymous Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld

Key statistics of cases directly implicating Mohd. Mustafa:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 15
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

66.7% Not married 10
 
 
33.3% Married 5

If married, did the victim have children?

33.3% Yes 5
 


Total children surviving victims: 23


Religion

100.0% Sikh 15
 

Caste

60.0% Jat 9
 
 
40.0% Non-Jat 6

Age

86.7% 18-33 13
 
13.3% 50-64 2
 

Education

26.7% No education 4
 
20.0% Primary school 3
 
20.0% Middle school 3
 
33.3% High school 5
 

Employment

53.3% Farmer/agriculture 8
 
13.3% Day labourer 2
 
6.7% Mechanic 1
 
26.7% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

80.0% Rural 12
 
 
6.7% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

53.3% Yes 8
 
 
46.7% No 7

Prior torture

46.7% Yes 7
 
 
6.7% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

93.3% Yes 14
 
 
6.7% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

30.0% Yes 3
 
 
80.0% No 8

Witnesses to abduction

66.7% Yes 10
 
 
6.7% No 1

Victim abduction location

33.3% Victim’s residence 5
 
20.0% Friend/relative's residence 3
 
6.7% Roadside 1
 
6.7% Village fields 1
 
6.7% Shop/market 1
 
13.3% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

73.3% Yes 11
 
 
20.0% No 3

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

13.3% Gave no response 2
 
13.3% Other 2
 
6.7% Denied involvement 1
 
6.7% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
66.7% No 10

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 15
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

86.7% 1 victim 13
 
13.3% 2 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 15

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

33.3% Cremated the body 5
 

Security forces returned body

20.0% Yes 3
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
73.3% No 11
 

Condition of corpse, if known

20.0% Bullet wounds 3
 
6.7% Bruises 1
 
6.7% Broken bones 1
 
6.7% Missing hair from head or face 1
 
6.7% Burn marks 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 15
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 10
 
 
20.0% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

93.3% Punjab Police 14
 
13.3% CRPF 2
 
6.7% Black cat 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 15
 
6.7% CRPF 1
 
6.7% Black cat 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

46.7% Combatant 7
 
 
53.3% Non-combatant 8

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

20.0% Yes 3
 
 
33.3% No 5

If provided support, support was voluntary

13.3% Yes 2
 
 
6.7% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

20.0% Yes 3
 
 
73.3% No 11

Approached security officials

26.7% Yes 4
 
 
73.3% No 11

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

73.3% Afraid of retaliation 11
 
20.0% Didn’t know what to do 3
 
13.3% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 
6.7% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

86.7% Employment 13
 
66.7% Truth commission 10
 
60.0% Monetary compensation to family 9
 
33.3% Investigations into abuses 5
 
26.7% Rehabilitation services to family members 4
 
26.7% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 4
 
13.3% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 2
 
6.7% Memorial for victims 1
 

Year & District 

District

20.0% Amritsar 3
 
33.3% Firozpur 5
 
6.7% Gurdaspur 1
 
20.0% Moga 3
 
6.7% 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
 
26.7% 1991 4
 
46.7% 1992 7
 
6.7% 1993 1
 
13.3% 1994 2
 
6.7% 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.