M.K. Tiwari

4 documented cases directly implicating M.K. Tiwari:


Gurdaspur District

Gurdaspur Subdistrict
Jagjit Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Baryar
Nishan Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Baryar
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Baryar

Moga District

Moga Subdistrict
Darshan Singh Male, age 45-46 at time of disappearance, Daudhar Sharki

Key statistics of cases directly implicating M.K. Tiwari:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 4
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

75.0% Not married 3
 
 
25.0% Married 1

If married, did the victim have children?

25.0% Yes 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 3


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 4
 

Age

75.0% 18-33 3
 
25.0% 34-49 1
 

Education

50.0% High school 2
 
25.0% Some college 1
 
25.0% Graduate degree 1
 

Employment

25.0% Student 1
 
25.0% Farmer/agriculture 1
 
50.0% Other 2
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 4
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Prior torture

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 4
 

Victim abduction location

75.0% Victim’s residence 3
 
25.0% Roadside 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

75.0% Told family to go to another police station 3
 
75.0% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 3
 
25.0% Gave no response 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
25.0% No 1

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

75.0% Extrajudicial executions 3
 
 
25.0% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

25.0% 1 victim 1
 
75.0% 3 victims 3
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 4

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
75.0% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 4
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution


Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

25.0% Combatant 1
 
 
75.0% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
75.0% No 3

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Approached security officials

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action


Remedies desired from government

100.0% Truth commission 4
 
100.0% Employment 4
 
100.0% Monetary compensation to family 4
 
75.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 3
 
75.0% Memorial for victims 3
 
75.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 3
 
75.0% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 3
 
75.0% Investigations into abuses 3
 
25.0% Desire nothing from government 1
 

Time & Place  

District

75.0% Gurdaspur 3
 
25.0% 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
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
100.0% 1993 4
 
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
 

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