Sanjiv Gupta

4 documented cases directly implicating Sanjiv Gupta:


Amritsar District

Amritsar II Subdistrict
Dhamnjeet Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar
Major Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar
Rajinder Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar
Patti Subdistrict
Nirvail Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mastgarh

Key statistics of cases directly implicating Sanjiv Gupta:

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: 2


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

50.0% Jat 2
 
 
50.0% Non-Jat 2

Age

100.0% 18-33 4
 

Education

25.0% Primary school 1
 
25.0% Middle school 1
 
50.0% High school 2
 

Employment

25.0% Day labourer 1
 
100.0% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

25.0% Rural 1
 
 
75.0% Urban 3

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Prior torture

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
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

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 3

Witnesses to abduction

75.0% Yes 3
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Victim’s residence 2
 
25.0% Police station 1
 
25.0% Shop/market 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

25.0% Denied involvement 1
 
25.0% Gave no response 1
 
25.0% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 4
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 4
 

Related incidents

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

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

50.0% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
25.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 1
 
75.0% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known

25.0% Other 1
 
25.0% Bruises 1
 
25.0% Cuts/wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
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

100.0% Punjab police 4
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 2
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 2

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 2

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Approached security officials

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

75.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 3
 
25.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 

Remedies desired from government

75.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 3
 
75.0% Monetary compensation to family 3
 
50.0% Truth commission 2
 
50.0% Employment 2
 
25.0% Other 1
 
25.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 
25.0% Desire nothing from government 1
 
25.0% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 1
 
25.0% Investigations into abuses 1
 

Time & Place  

District

100.0% Amritsar 4
 

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
 
25.0% 1990 1
 
50.0% 1991 2
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
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.