K.P.S. Gill

4 documented cases directly implicating K.P.S. Gill in abduction/disappearance:


Amritsar District

Ajnala Subdistrict
Tasbeer Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jhander
Khadoor Sahib Subdistrict
Charanjit Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kallah

Hoshiarpur District

Garhshankar Subdistrict
Umrao Singh Male, age 29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Akalgarh

Kapurthala District

Phagwara Subdistrict
Talwinder Singh Babbar Male, age 48 at time of extrajudicial execution, Panchhat

Key statistics of cases directly implicating K.P.S. Gill:

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

75.0% High school 3
 
25.0% College degree 1
 

Employment

75.0% Farmer/agriculture 3
 
50.0% Student 2
 
25.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 4
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Prior torture

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

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
 
 
150.0% No 3

Witnesses to abduction

50.0% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

25.0% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
50.0% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

25.0% Gave no response 1
 
25.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
25.0% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 2

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

25.0% Cremated the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 4
 

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

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

50.0% Punjab Police 2
 
50.0% Other 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 4
 
50.0% Other 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

75.0% Combatant 3
 
 
25.0% Non-combatant 1

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
25.0% 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 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

50.0% Didn’t know what to do 2
 
25.0% Other 1
 

Remedies desired from government

75.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 3
 
75.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
75.0% Truth commission 3
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
50.0% Investigations into abuses 2
 
25.0% Employment 1
 
25.0% Memorial for victims 1
 

Year & District 

District

50.0% Amritsar 2
 
25.0% Hoshiarpur 1
 
25.0% Kapurthala 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
 
75.0% 1992 3
 
25.0% 1993 1
 
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.