Nabha

District: Patiala

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


12 documented cases in Nabha Subdistrict

Akalgarh, 1 case
Alipur, 1
Duladi, 1
Ghunder, 1
Lout, 1
Nauhra, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Nabha Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 12
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

75.0% Not married 9
 
 
25.0% Married 3

If married, did the victim have children?

16.7% Yes 2
 
 
8.3% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 6


Religion

100.0% Sikh 12
 

Caste

83.3% Jat 10
 
 
16.7% Non-Jat 2

Age

91.7% 18-33 11
 
8.3% 34-49 1
 

Education

16.7% Middle school 2
 
50.0% High school 6
 
8.3% College degree 1
 
16.7% Graduate degree 2
 

Employment

25.0% Student 3
 
16.7% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
8.3% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
8.3% Shopkeeper 1
 
8.3% Day labourer 1
 
33.3% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 12
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

41.7% Yes 5
 
 
50.0% No 6

Prior torture

41.7% Yes 5
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

75.0% Yes 9
 
 
25.0% No 3

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
37.5% No 3

Witnesses to abduction

66.7% Yes 8
 
 
8.3% No 1

Victim abduction location

16.7% Victim’s residence 2
 
16.7% Roadside 2
 
8.3% Shop/market 1
 
16.7% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

33.3% Yes 4
 
 
41.7% No 5

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

33.3% Denied involvement 4
 
16.7% Told family to go to another police station 2
 
16.7% Killed victim in an “encounter” 2
 
16.7% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 2
 
8.3% Gave no response 1
 
8.3% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
75.0% No 9

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

66.7% Extrajudicial executions 8
 
 
33.3% Enforced disappearances 4

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 12
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 12

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

16.7% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

16.7% Yes 2
 
8.3% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 1
 
41.7% No 5
 

Condition of corpse, if known

25.0% Bullet wounds 3
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

41.7% Yes 5
 
 
25.0% No 3

Security forces uniformed

25.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

66.7% Punjab Police 8
 
8.3% Other 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

58.3% Punjab police 7
 
8.3% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 6
 
 
41.7% Non-combatant 5

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

8.3% Yes 1
 
 
33.3% No 4

If provided support, support was voluntary

8.3% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 12

Approached security officials

66.7% Yes 8
 
 
33.3% No 4

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

83.3% Afraid of retaliation 10
 
58.3% Believed it would have been ineffective 7
 
33.3% Didn’t know what to do 4
 
16.7% Couldn’t afford 2
 

Remedies desired from government

83.3% Truth commission 10
 
75.0% Employment 9
 
58.3% Monetary compensation to family 7
 
41.7% Investigations into abuses 5
 
25.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 3
 
16.7% Memorial for victims 2
 
8.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
8.3% Desire nothing from government 1
 
8.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Patiala 12
 

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
 
8.3% 1987 1
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
16.7% 1990 2
 
8.3% 1991 1
 
50.0% 1992 6
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
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
 
16.7% Date Unknown 2