Moonak

District: Sangrur

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


18 documented cases in Moonak Subdistrict

Alisher, 1 case
Balran, 1
Chotian, 1
Karail, 1
Mandvi, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Moonak Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

94.4% Male 17
 
 
5.6% Female 1

Marital status

50.0% Not married 9
 
 
50.0% Married 9

If married, did the victim have children?

38.9% Yes 7
 
 
5.6% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 24


Religion

100.0% Sikh 18
 

Caste

77.8% Jat 14
 
 
22.2% Non-Jat 4

Age

61.1% 18-33 11
 
27.8% 34-49 5
 
5.6% 50-64 1
 
5.6% 65+ 1
 

Education

44.4% No education 8
 
22.2% Primary school 4
 
5.6% Middle school 1
 
22.2% High school 4
 
5.6% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

72.2% Farmer/agriculture 13
 
5.6% Shopkeeper 1
 
5.6% Day labourer 1
 
5.6% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
5.6% Housewife 1
 
11.1% Other 2
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 18
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

72.2% Yes 13
 
 
27.8% No 5

Prior torture

66.7% Yes 12
 
 
5.6% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

77.8% Yes 14
 
 
22.2% No 4

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

20.0% Yes 2
 
 
100.0% No 10

Witnesses to abduction

55.6% Yes 10
 

Victim abduction location

27.8% Victim’s residence 5
 
22.2% Roadside 4
 
11.1% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
5.6% Village fields 1
 
11.1% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

38.9% Yes 7
 
 
38.9% No 7

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

27.8% Gave no response 5
 
27.8% Denied involvement 5
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

5.6% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 9

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

44.4% Extrajudicial executions 8
 
 
55.6% Enforced disappearances 10

Number of victims per family

61.1% 1 victim 11
 
22.2% 2 victim 4
 
16.7% 3 victim 3
 

Related incidents

5.6% Genuine encounters in family 1
 
 
94.4% No genuine encounters in family 17

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

27.8% Yes 5
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
16.7% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known

16.7% Bullet wounds 3
 
11.1% Other 2
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

55.6% Yes 10
 
 
11.1% No 2

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 10
 
 
30.0% No 3

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

77.8% Punjab Police 14
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

38.9% Punjab police 7
 
5.6% Other 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

27.8% Combatant 5
 
 
61.1% Non-combatant 11

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

27.8% Yes 5
 
 
33.3% No 6

If provided support, support was voluntary

27.8% Yes 5
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

16.7% Yes 3
 
 
83.3% No 15

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 9
 
 
50.0% No 9

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

50.0% Afraid of retaliation 9
 
22.2% Believed it would have been ineffective 4
 
5.6% Not applicable 1
 
5.6% Couldn’t afford 1
 
5.6% Other 1
 

Remedies desired from government

88.9% Monetary compensation to family 16
 
83.3% Truth commission 15
 
72.2% Investigations into abuses 13
 
66.7% Employment 12
 
44.4% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 8
 
11.1% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 
5.6% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Sangrur 18
 

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
 
5.6% 1991 1
 
22.2% 1992 4
 
16.7% 1993 3
 
27.8% 1994 5
 
5.6% 1995 1
 
0.0% 1996 0
 
0.0% 1997 0
 
0.0% 1998 0
 
5.6% 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
 
16.7% Date Unknown 3