Khamanon

District: Fatehgarh Sahib

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


17 documented cases in Khamanon Subdistrict

Ajner, 1 case
Badla, 4
Bhamian, 1
Bhari, 1
Hargana, 3
Khant, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Khamanon Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 17
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

64.7% Not married 11
 
 
35.3% Married 6

If married, did the victim have children?

23.5% Yes 4
 


Total children surviving victims: 8


Religion

100.0% Sikh 17
 

Caste

70.6% Jat 12
 
 
29.4% Non-Jat 5

Age

94.1% 18-33 16
 
5.9% 34-49 1
 

Education

11.8% No education 2
 
29.4% Primary school 5
 
5.9% Middle school 1
 
29.4% High school 5
 
5.9% Some college 1
 
11.8% College degree 2
 
5.9% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

35.3% Farmer/agriculture 6
 
11.8% Day labourer 2
 
5.9% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
5.9% Student 1
 
47.1% Other 8
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 17
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

64.7% Yes 11
 
 
35.3% No 6

Prior torture

47.1% Yes 8
 
 
17.6% No 3

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

82.4% Yes 14
 
 
17.6% No 3

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

8.3% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 6

Witnesses to abduction

70.6% Yes 12
 
 
5.9% No 1

Victim abduction location

23.5% Victim’s residence 4
 
17.6% Village fields 3
 
11.8% Roadside 2
 
11.8% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
5.9% Village drain 1
 
5.9% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

41.2% Yes 7
 
 
35.3% No 6

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

23.5% Other 4
 
11.8% Gave no response 2
 
11.8% Denied involvement 2
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

5.9% Yes 1
 
 
70.6% No 12

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

64.7% Extrajudicial executions 11
 
 
35.3% Enforced disappearances 6

Number of victims per family

88.2% 1 victim 15
 
11.8% 2 victims 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 17

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

23.5% Cremated the body 4
 
17.6% Dumped body in canal or river 3
 
5.9% Dumped body in well or drain 1
 

Security forces returned body

5.9% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
58.8% No 10
 

Condition of corpse, if known

5.9% Bullet wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

47.1% Yes 8
 
 
11.8% No 2

Security forces uniformed

33.3% Yes 4
 
 
58.3% No 7

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

82.4% Punjab Police 14
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

58.8% Punjab police 10
 
5.9% BSF 1
 
5.9% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

47.1% Combatant 8
 
 
47.1% Non-combatant 8

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

11.8% Yes 2
 
 
35.3% No 6

If provided support, support was voluntary

5.9% Yes 1
 
 
5.9% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

29.4% Yes 5
 
 
70.6% No 12

Approached security officials

41.2% Yes 7
 
 
58.8% No 10

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

58.8% Afraid of retaliation 10
 
17.6% Couldn’t afford 3
 
11.8% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 

Remedies desired from government

76.5% Monetary compensation to family 13
 
64.7% Employment 11
 
64.7% Truth commission 11
 
23.5% Investigations into abuses 4
 
17.6% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 3
 
17.6% Rehabilitation services to family members 3
 
11.8% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 2
 
5.9% Desire nothing from government 1
 

Time & Place  

District

100.0% Fatehgarh Sahib 17
 

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
 
5.9% 1987 1
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
5.9% 1990 1
 
23.5% 1991 4
 
41.2% 1992 7
 
11.8% 1993 2
 
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