Mansa

District: Mansa

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


43 documented cases in Mansa Subdistrict

Aklia, 2 cases
Aspal, 1
Barnala, 1
Bhikhi, 4
Joga, 5
Kalho, 1
Khara, 2
Khillan, 1
Mansa, 4
Matti, 1
Ralla, 1
Rar, 1
Ubha, 2

Key statistics for documented cases in Mansa Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 43
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

53.5% Not married 23
 
 
46.5% Married 20

If married, did the victim have children?

41.9% Yes 18
 
 
4.7% No 2


Total children surviving victims: 57


Religion

97.7% Sikh 42
 
 
2.3% Non-Sikh 1

Caste

62.8% Jat 27
 
 
37.2% Non-Jat 16

Age

4.7% 0-17 2
 
67.4% 18-33 29
 
16.3% 34-49 7
 
7.0% 50-64 3
 
4.7% 65+ 2
 

Education

48.8% No education 21
 
18.6% Primary school 8
 
16.3% Middle school 7
 
11.6% High school 5
 
2.3% Some college 1
 
2.3% Graduate degree 1
 

Employment

48.8% Farmer/agriculture 21
 
18.6% Day labourer 8
 
4.7% Driver (bus/truck/car) 2
 
2.3% Student 1
 
34.9% Other 15
 

Urban / Rural

81.4% Rural 35
 
 
18.6% Urban 8

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

62.8% Yes 27
 
 
37.2% No 16

Prior torture

44.2% Yes 19
 
 
18.6% No 8

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

90.7% Yes 39
 
 
7.0% No 3

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

19.4% Yes 6
 
 
80.6% No 25

Witnesses to abduction

72.1% Yes 31
 
 
9.3% No 4

Victim abduction location

30.2% Victim’s residence 13
 
14.0% Friend/relative's residence 6
 
11.6% Village fields 5
 
9.3% Roadside 4
 
7.0% Bus station/stand 3
 
2.3% Shop/market 1
 
2.3% Police station 1
 
11.6% Other 5
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

34.9% Yes 15
 
 
55.8% No 24

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

25.6% Denied involvement 11
 
23.3% Gave no response 10
 
18.6% Told family to go to another police station 8
 
4.7% Other 2
 
2.3% Victim accidentally killed in custody 1
 
2.3% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
2.3% Victim had escaped 1
 
2.3% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 
2.3% Victim killed while trying to escape 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

2.3% Yes 1
 
 
83.7% No 36

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

55.8% Extrajudicial executions 24
 
 
44.2% Enforced disappearances 19

Number of victims per family

81.4% 1 victim 35
 
9.3% 2 victim 4
 
9.3% 5 victim 4
 

Related incidents

14.0% Genuine encounters in family 6
 
 
83.7% No genuine encounters in family 36

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

18.6% Cremated the body 8
 

Security forces returned body

9.3% Yes 4
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
46.5% No 20
 

Condition of corpse, if known

7.0% Other 3
 
7.0% Broken bones 3
 
4.7% Bullet wounds 2
 
2.3% Bruises 1
 
2.3% Cuts/wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

65.1% Yes 28
 
 
14.0% No 6

Security forces uniformed

87.1% Yes 27
 
 
12.9% No 4

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

86.0% Punjab Police 37
 
4.7% Criminal Investigation Agency 2
 
2.3% Other 1
 
2.3% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

55.8% Punjab police 24
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

30.2% Combatant 13
 
 
69.8% Non-combatant 30

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

16.3% Yes 7
 
 
46.5% No 20

If provided support, support was voluntary

7.0% Yes 3
 
 
2.3% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

25.6% Yes 11
 
 
74.4% No 32

Approached security officials

58.1% Yes 25
 
 
41.9% No 18

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

60.5% Didn’t know what to do 26
 
55.8% Afraid of retaliation 24
 
18.6% Couldn’t afford 8
 
16.3% Not applicable 7
 
7.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 3
 
2.3% Other 1
 

Remedies desired from government

67.4% Monetary compensation to family 29
 
65.1% Truth commission 28
 
60.5% Employment 26
 
32.6% Investigations into abuses 14
 
27.9% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 12
 
25.6% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 11
 
14.0% Memorial for victims 6
 
11.6% Rehabilitation services to family members 5
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Mansa 43
 

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
 
2.3% 1990 1
 
30.2% 1991 13
 
30.2% 1992 13
 
11.6% 1993 5
 
2.3% 1994 1
 
0.0% 1995 0
 
0.0% 1996 0
 
0.0% 1997 0
 
2.3% 1998 1
 
2.3% 1999 1
 
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
 
18.6% Date Unknown 8