Anandpur Sahib

District: Rupnagar

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


10 documented cases in Anandpur Sahib Subdistrict

Anandpur Sahib, 2 cases
Behlu, 1
Lodipur, 1
Mataur, 1
Nangal, 1
Sahota, 1
Shahpur, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Anandpur Sahib Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 10
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

80.0% Not married 8
 
 
20.0% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

20.0% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 7


Religion

100.0% Sikh 10
 

Caste

50.0% Jat 5
 
 
50.0% Non-Jat 5

Age

10.0% 0-17 1
 
70.0% 18-33 7
 
10.0% 34-49 1
 
10.0% 65+ 1
 

Education

10.0% No education 1
 
10.0% Primary school 1
 
20.0% Middle school 2
 
60.0% High school 6
 

Employment

30.0% Farmer/agriculture 3
 
20.0% Student 2
 
10.0% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
10.0% Shopkeeper 1
 
10.0% Day labourer 1
 
50.0% Other 5
 

Urban / Rural

70.0% Rural 7
 
 
30.0% Urban 3

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

30.0% Yes 3
 
 
70.0% No 7

Prior torture

30.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

70.0% Yes 7
 
 
10.0% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
80.0% No 4

Witnesses to abduction

50.0% Yes 5
 
 
10.0% No 1

Victim abduction location

10.0% Victim’s residence 1
 
10.0% Roadside 1
 
30.0% Other 3
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

40.0% Yes 4
 
 
30.0% No 3

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

30.0% Gave no response 3
 
20.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 2
 
10.0% Admitted custody only 1
 
10.0% Victim had escaped 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
20.0% No 2

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

90.0% Extrajudicial executions 9
 
 
10.0% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 10
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
90.0% No genuine encounters in family 9

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

10.0% Cremated the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

10.0% Yes 1
 
20.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 2
 
60.0% No 6
 

Condition of corpse, if known

20.0% Bullet wounds 2
 
20.0% Cuts/wounds 2
 
10.0% Missing fingernails 1
 
10.0% Missing hair from head or face 1
 
10.0% Other 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

30.0% Yes 3
 
 
40.0% No 4

Security forces uniformed

60.0% Yes 3
 
 
20.0% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

70.0% Punjab Police 7
 
10.0% Other 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

80.0% Punjab police 8
 
20.0% Other 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

30.0% Combatant 3
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 5

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
30.0% No 3

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

30.0% Yes 3
 
 
70.0% No 7

Approached security officials

60.0% Yes 6
 
 
40.0% No 4

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

60.0% Afraid of retaliation 6
 
30.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 3
 
20.0% Didn’t know what to do 2
 
20.0% Couldn’t afford 2
 
10.0% Not applicable 1
 

Remedies desired from government

60.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 6
 
60.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 6
 
60.0% Truth commission 6
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 5
 
40.0% Investigations into abuses 4
 
30.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 3
 
20.0% Memorial for victims 2
 
20.0% Employment 2
 
10.0% Desire nothing from government 1
 
10.0% Other 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Rupnagar 10
 

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
 
20.0% 1988 2
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
20.0% 1991 2
 
20.0% 1992 2
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
10.0% 1994 1
 
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
 
30.0% Date Unknown 3