Budhlada

District: Mansa

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


32 documented cases in Budhlada Subdistrict

Ahmadpur, 1 case
Barah, 1
Bhadra, 1
Boha, 7
Borawal, 1
Datewas, 2
Dodra, 1
Kulana, 1
Ramgarh, 1
Tahlian, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Budhlada Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 32
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

40.6% Not married 13
 
 
59.4% Married 19

If married, did the victim have children?

50.0% Yes 16
 
 
9.4% No 3


Total children surviving victims: 45


Religion

100.0% Sikh 32
 

Caste

56.2% Jat 18
 
 
43.8% Non-Jat 14

Age

9.4% 0-17 3
 
75.0% 18-33 24
 
15.6% 34-49 5
 

Education

50.0% No education 16
 
25.0% Primary school 8
 
21.9% High school 7
 
3.1% Some college 1
 

Employment

53.1% Farmer/agriculture 17
 
28.1% Day labourer 9
 
6.2% Shopkeeper 2
 
3.1% Student 1
 
3.1% Mechanic 1
 
12.5% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

96.9% Rural 31
 
 
3.1% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

53.1% Yes 17
 
 
46.9% No 15

Prior torture

43.8% Yes 14
 
 
9.4% No 3

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

90.6% Yes 29
 
 
9.4% No 3

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
95.8% No 23

Witnesses to abduction

75.0% Yes 24
 
 
3.1% No 1

Victim abduction location

18.8% Victim’s residence 6
 
15.6% Roadside 5
 
12.5% Friend/relative's residence 4
 
9.4% Village fields 3
 
3.1% Village drain 1
 
3.1% Shop/market 1
 
3.1% Police station 1
 
3.1% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
3.1% Bus station/stand 1
 
15.6% Other 5
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

56.2% Yes 18
 
 
34.4% No 11

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

18.8% Denied involvement 6
 
15.6% Gave no response 5
 
12.5% Told family to go to another police station 4
 
6.2% Other 2
 
3.1% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
3.1% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 
3.1% Victim killed by militants 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

6.2% Yes 2
 
 
75.0% No 24

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

75.0% Extrajudicial executions 24
 
 
25.0% Enforced disappearances 8

Number of victims per family

78.1% 1 victim 25
 
21.9% 2 victim 7
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 32

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

12.5% Cremated the body 4
 
6.2% Dumped body in canal or river 2
 

Security forces returned body

3.1% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
71.9% No 23
 

Condition of corpse, if known

3.1% Bullet wounds 1
 
3.1% Burn marks 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

53.1% Yes 17
 
 
31.2% No 10

Security forces uniformed

70.8% Yes 17
 
 
20.8% No 5

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

78.1% Punjab Police 25
 
9.4% Criminal Investigation Agency 3
 
6.2% CRPF 2
 
3.1% Other 1
 
3.1% Black cat 1
 
3.1% BSF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

65.6% Punjab police 21
 
6.2% Criminal Investigation Agency 2
 
3.1% Other 1
 
3.1% Army 1
 
3.1% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 16
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 16

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

18.8% Yes 6
 
 
25.0% No 8

If provided support, support was voluntary

15.6% Yes 5
 
 
3.1% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

25.0% Yes 8
 
 
75.0% No 24

Approached security officials

37.5% Yes 12
 
 
62.5% No 20

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

62.5% Afraid of retaliation 20
 
53.1% Didn’t know what to do 17
 
31.2% Believed it would have been ineffective 10
 
28.1% Couldn’t afford 9
 

Remedies desired from government

81.2% Truth commission 26
 
68.8% Monetary compensation to family 22
 
59.4% Investigations into abuses 19
 
53.1% Employment 17
 
28.1% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 9
 
18.8% Rehabilitation services to family members 6
 
12.5% Memorial for victims 4
 
12.5% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 4
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Mansa 32
 

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
 
3.1% 1988 1
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
28.1% 1991 9
 
21.9% 1992 7
 
18.8% 1993 6
 
6.2% 1994 2
 
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
 
21.9% Date Unknown 7