Anil Kumar Sharma

6 documented cases directly implicating Anil Kumar Sharma in abduction/disappearance:


Amritsar District

Amritsar II Subdistrict
Dawinder Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chheharta Sahib
Baba Bakala Subdistrict
Malkeet Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tarsikka
Patti Subdistrict
Jasbir Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Narli

Bathinda District

Talwandi Sabo Subdistrict
Jasvir Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhagibandar

Kapurthala District

Kapurthala Subdistrict
Sewa Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sangojla

Moga District

Nihal Singhwala Subdistrict
Karam Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raoke Kalan

Key statistics of cases directly implicating Anil Kumar Sharma:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 6
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

83.3% Not married 5
 
 
16.7% Married 1

If married, did the victim have children?

16.7% Yes 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 1


Religion

100.0% Sikh 6
 

Caste

66.7% Jat 4
 
 
33.3% Non-Jat 2

Age

100.0% 18-33 6
 

Education

16.7% Primary school 1
 
16.7% Middle school 1
 
33.3% High school 2
 
33.3% Some college 2
 

Employment

50.0% Driver (bus/truck/car) 3
 
33.3% Student 2
 
16.7% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

83.3% Rural 5
 
 
16.7% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

33.3% Yes 2
 
 
66.7% No 4

Prior torture

33.3% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 6
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

20.0% Yes 1
 
 
40.0% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

83.3% Yes 5
 
 
16.7% No 1

Victim abduction location

16.7% Victim’s residence 1
 
16.7% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
16.7% Roadside 1
 
16.7% Village fields 1
 
16.7% Village drain 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

66.7% Yes 4
 
 
33.3% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

33.3% Gave no response 2
 
33.3% Other 2
 
16.7% Denied involvement 1
 
16.7% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
66.7% No 4

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 6
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 6
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
83.3% No genuine encounters in family 5

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

16.7% Cremated the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 6
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 6
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

60.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

83.3% Punjab Police 5
 
33.3% CRPF 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 6
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 3
 
 
16.7% Non-combatant 1

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
16.7% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

50.0% Yes 3
 
 
50.0% No 3

Approached security officials

66.7% Yes 4
 
 
16.7% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

50.0% Afraid of retaliation 3
 
16.7% Didn’t know what to do 1
 

Remedies desired from government

66.7% Truth commission 4
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 3
 
50.0% Investigations into abuses 3
 
33.3% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 2
 
33.3% Memorial for victims 2
 
16.7% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 
16.7% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
16.7% Employment 1
 
16.7% Desire nothing from government 1
 
16.7% Other 1
 

Year & District 

District

50.0% Amritsar 3
 
16.7% Bathinda 1
 
16.7% Kapurthala 1
 
16.7% 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
 
33.3% 1989 2
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
33.3% 1992 2
 
33.3% 1993 2
 
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
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0
 

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