Nakodar

District: Jalandhar

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


26 documented cases in Nakodar Subdistrict

Bajuha Khurd, 1 case
Boparai, 1
Gohir, 2
Haer, 1
Littran, 1
Mundh, 4
Nurpur, 2
Sidhwan, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Nakodar Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

96.2% Male 25
 
 
3.8% Female 1

Marital status

73.1% Not married 19
 
 
26.9% Married 7

If married, did the victim have children?

19.2% Yes 5
 
 
3.8% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 14


Religion

96.2% Sikh 25
 
 
3.8% Non-Sikh 1

Caste

84.6% Jat 22
 
 
15.4% Non-Jat 4

Age

3.8% 0-17 1
 
84.6% 18-33 22
 
7.7% 34-49 2
 

Education

7.7% No education 2
 
11.5% Primary school 3
 
26.9% Middle school 7
 
42.3% High school 11
 
3.8% College degree 1
 
3.8% Graduate degree 1
 
3.8% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

30.8% Farmer/agriculture 8
 
23.1% Student 6
 
7.7% Driver (bus/truck/car) 2
 
7.7% Shopkeeper 2
 
7.7% Mechanic 2
 
3.8% Unemployed 1
 
3.8% Housewife 1
 
3.8% Day labourer 1
 
3.8% Carpenter 1
 
19.2% Other 5
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 26
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

42.3% Yes 11
 
 
57.7% No 15

Prior torture

30.8% Yes 8
 
 
11.5% No 3

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

73.1% Yes 19
 
 
26.9% No 7

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

9.1% Yes 1
 
 
118.2% No 13

Witnesses to abduction

42.3% Yes 11
 
 
11.5% No 3

Victim abduction location

19.2% Victim’s residence 5
 
15.4% Friend/relative's residence 4
 
7.7% Roadside 2
 
7.7% Shop/market 2
 
3.8% Village fields 1
 
19.2% Other 5
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

46.2% Yes 12
 
 
26.9% No 7

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

7.7% Killed victim in an “encounter” 2
 
3.8% Victim had escaped 1
 
3.8% Denied involvement 1
 
3.8% Gave no response 1
 
3.8% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

3.8% Yes 1
 
 
65.4% No 17

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

92.3% Extrajudicial executions 24
 
 
7.7% Enforced disappearances 2

Number of victims per family

92.3% 1 victim 24
 
7.7% 2 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 26

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

26.9% Cremated the body 7
 

Security forces returned body

34.6% Yes 9
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
57.7% No 15
 

Condition of corpse, if known

26.9% Bullet wounds 7
 
7.7% Other 2
 
3.8% Broken bones 1
 
3.8% Burn marks 1
 
3.8% Missing fingernails 1
 
3.8% Cuts/wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

57.7% Yes 15
 
 
26.9% No 7

Security forces uniformed

118.2% Yes 13
 
 
18.2% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

73.1% Punjab Police 19
 
7.7% CRPF 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

84.6% Punjab police 22
 
11.5% CRPF 3
 
7.7% Other 2
 
3.8% Army 1
 
3.8% BSF 1
 
3.8% Black cat 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

57.7% Combatant 15
 
 
38.5% Non-combatant 10

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

11.5% Yes 3
 
 
26.9% No 7

If provided support, support was voluntary

7.7% Yes 2
 
 
3.8% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

3.8% Yes 1
 
 
96.2% No 25

Approached security officials

23.1% Yes 6
 
 
76.9% No 20

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

73.1% Afraid of retaliation 19
 
19.2% Didn’t know what to do 5
 
15.4% Believed it would have been ineffective 4
 
15.4% Couldn’t afford 4
 
3.8% Other 1
 

Remedies desired from government

76.9% Truth commission 20
 
65.4% Investigations into abuses 17
 
57.7% Monetary compensation to family 15
 
46.2% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 12
 
46.2% Employment 12
 
26.9% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 7
 
26.9% Memorial for victims 7
 
7.7% Rehabilitation services to family members 2
 
3.8% Other 1
 
3.8% Desire nothing from government 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Jalandhar 26
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
3.8% 1984 1
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
11.5% 1986 3
 
7.7% 1987 2
 
23.1% 1988 6
 
30.8% 1989 8
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
3.8% 1991 1
 
11.5% 1992 3
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
0.0% 1994 0
 
0.0% 1995 0
 
3.8% 1996 1
 
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
 
3.8% 2005 1
 
0.0% 2006 0
 
0.0% 2007 0
 
0.0% 2012 0
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0