Sardulgarh

District: Mansa

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


17 documented cases in Sardulgarh Subdistrict

Ahlupur, 1 case
Ghurkni, 1
Nahran, 1
Raipur, 2
Tandian, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Sardulgarh Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

94.1% Male 16
 
 
5.9% Female 1

Marital status

52.9% Not married 9
 
 
47.1% Married 8

If married, did the victim have children?

35.3% Yes 6
 
 
11.8% No 2


Total children surviving victims: 11


Religion

88.2% Sikh 15
 
 
11.8% Non-Sikh 2

Caste

70.6% Jat 12
 
 
29.4% Non-Jat 5

Age

5.9% 0-17 1
 
64.7% 18-33 11
 
29.4% 34-49 5
 

Education

41.2% No education 7
 
23.5% Primary school 4
 
11.8% Middle school 2
 
23.5% High school 4
 

Employment

52.9% Farmer/agriculture 9
 
11.8% Day labourer 2
 
5.9% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
5.9% Student 1
 
5.9% Housewife 1
 
23.5% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 17
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

58.8% Yes 10
 
 
41.2% No 7

Prior torture

47.1% Yes 8
 
 
11.8% No 2

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

76.5% Yes 13
 
 
23.5% No 4

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

36.4% Yes 4
 
 
72.7% No 8

Witnesses to abduction

64.7% Yes 11
 

Victim abduction location

17.6% Victim’s residence 3
 
11.8% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
11.8% Village fields 2
 
11.8% Police station 2
 
5.9% Roadside 1
 
5.9% Shop/market 1
 
5.9% Bus station/stand 1
 
5.9% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

47.1% Yes 8
 
 
29.4% No 5

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

41.2% Denied involvement 7
 
11.8% Gave no response 2
 
11.8% Other 2
 
5.9% Admitted custody only 1
 
5.9% Victim had escaped 1
 
5.9% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

5.9% Yes 1
 
 
70.6% No 12

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

70.6% Extrajudicial executions 12
 
 
29.4% Enforced disappearances 5

Number of victims per family

70.6% 1 victim 12
 
11.8% 2 victim 2
 
17.6% 3 victim 3
 

Related incidents

11.8% Genuine encounters in family 2
 
 
88.2% No genuine encounters in family 15

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

11.8% Cremated the body 2
 
11.8% Dumped body in canal or river 2
 

Security forces returned body

11.8% Yes 2
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
58.8% No 10
 

Condition of corpse, if known

5.9% Other 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

82.4% Yes 14
 
 
5.9% No 1

Security forces uniformed

90.9% Yes 10
 
 
9.1% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

70.6% Punjab Police 12
 
11.8% CRPF 2
 
11.8% Criminal Investigation Agency 2
 
5.9% Other 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

64.7% Punjab police 11
 
5.9% CRPF 1
 
5.9% Other 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

23.5% Combatant 4
 
 
76.5% Non-combatant 13

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

29.4% Yes 5
 
 
47.1% No 8

If provided support, support was voluntary

23.5% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

41.2% Yes 7
 
 
58.8% No 10

Approached security officials

47.1% Yes 8
 
 
52.9% No 9

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

47.1% Afraid of retaliation 8
 
35.3% Didn’t know what to do 6
 
29.4% Couldn’t afford 5
 
17.6% Not applicable 3
 
17.6% Believed it would have been ineffective 3
 

Remedies desired from government

88.2% Truth commission 15
 
88.2% Investigations into abuses 15
 
58.8% Monetary compensation to family 10
 
58.8% Employment 10
 
23.5% Memorial for victims 4
 
17.6% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
5.9% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 
5.9% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
5.9% Other 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Mansa 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
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
23.5% 1991 4
 
41.2% 1992 7
 
23.5% 1993 4
 
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
 
5.9% Date Unknown 1