Samrala

District: Ludhiana

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


17 documented cases in Samrala Subdistrict

Chawa, 1 case
Ghulal, 1
Goslan, 2
khatran, 1
Manewal, 1
Powat, 2
Rajewal, 1
Seh, 3

Key statistics for documented cases in Samrala 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?

29.4% Yes 5
 
 
5.9% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 13


Religion

100.0% Sikh 17
 

Caste

82.4% Jat 14
 
 
17.6% Non-Jat 3

Age

76.5% 18-33 13
 
23.5% 34-49 4
 

Education

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

Employment

41.2% Farmer/agriculture 7
 
11.8% Student 2
 
11.8% Driver (bus/truck/car) 2
 
11.8% Shopkeeper 2
 
11.8% Mechanic 2
 
23.5% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 17
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

76.5% Yes 13
 
 
23.5% No 4

Prior torture

70.6% Yes 12
 
 
5.9% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

76.5% Yes 13
 
 
23.5% No 4

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
160.0% No 8

Witnesses to abduction

29.4% Yes 5
 
 
17.6% No 3

Victim abduction location

11.8% Village fields 2
 
11.8% Victim’s residence 2
 
5.9% Shop/market 1
 
5.9% Roadside 1
 
5.9% Bus station/stand 1
 
29.4% Other 5
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

58.8% Yes 10
 
 
11.8% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

23.5% Gave no response 4
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
76.5% No 13

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

94.1% Extrajudicial executions 16
 
 
5.9% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 17
 

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
 

Security forces returned body

17.6% Yes 3
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
76.5% No 13
 

Condition of corpse, if known

5.9% Other 1
 
5.9% Bullet wounds 1
 
5.9% Bruises 1
 
5.9% Broken bones 1
 
5.9% Cuts/wounds 1
 
5.9% Burn marks 1
 
5.9% Missing fingernails 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

52.9% Yes 9
 
 
23.5% No 4

Security forces uniformed

180.0% Yes 9
 
 
20.0% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

70.6% Punjab Police 12
 
5.9% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

76.5% Punjab police 13
 
5.9% Other 1
 
5.9% Army 1
 
5.9% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 
5.9% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

58.8% Combatant 10
 
 
35.3% Non-combatant 6

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
35.3% No 6

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

23.5% Yes 4
 
 
76.5% No 13

Approached security officials

23.5% Yes 4
 
 
76.5% No 13

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

64.7% Afraid of retaliation 11
 
11.8% Couldn’t afford 2
 
5.9% Didn’t know what to do 1
 
5.9% Believed it would have been ineffective 1
 
5.9% Not applicable 1
 

Remedies desired from government

64.7% Employment 11
 
58.8% Truth commission 10
 
52.9% Monetary compensation to family 9
 
47.1% Memorial for victims 8
 
35.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 6
 
29.4% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 5
 
17.6% Investigations into abuses 3
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Ludhiana 17
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
5.9% 1984 1
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
0.0% 1986 0
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
5.9% 1988 1
 
5.9% 1989 1
 
11.8% 1990 2
 
5.9% 1991 1
 
41.2% 1992 7
 
17.6% 1993 3
 
5.9% 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
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0