1988

264 documented cases in 1988:


Amritsar District

Ajnala Subdistrict
Balbir Singh Male, age 55 at time of extrajudicial execution, Shahura, Ajnala
Bikramjit Singh Male, age 28-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sehnsra, Ajnala
Dalbir Singh Male, age 60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dialpura, Ajnala
Gurcharn Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Makam, Ajnala
Gurvail Singh Male, age 20-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khiala Kalan, Ajnala
Jasbir Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ajnala, Ajnala
Manjit Singh Male, age 31-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dial Bharang, Ajnala
Manjit Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jatta, Ajnala
Paramjit Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Laungo Mahal, Ajnala
Satnam Singh Male, age 27-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kakar, Ajnala
Shingara Singh Male, age 22-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khiala Khurd, Ajnala
Subhaig Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Thatti, Ajnala
Sukhjit Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dial Bharang, Ajnala
Amritsar I Subdistrict
Gurdyal Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kathu Nangal, Amritsar I
Harjit Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kotli Mallian, Amritsar I
Inderjit Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Wadala Viram, Amritsar I
Iqbal Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raipur Kalan, Amritsar I
Kewal Singh Male, age 22-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bundala, Amritsar I
Maya Singh Male, age 65 at time of extrajudicial execution, Balia Manjpur, Amritsar I
Pargat Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhilowal, Amritsar I
Puran Singh Male, age 14 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chachowali, Amritsar I
Surjit Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gadli, Amritsar I
Amritsar II Subdistrict
Balbir Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Wanchari, Amritsar II
Judgepal Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar, Amritsar II
Kulwant Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sultanwind, Amritsar II
Majboot Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sultanwind, Amritsar II
Malkeet Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mudhal, Amritsar II
Manjit Singh Male, age 22-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar, Amritsar II
Manjit Singh Male, age 27-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mudhal, Amritsar II
Rashpal Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhakna Khurd, Amritsar II
Sakatar Singh Male, age 22-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sultanwind, Amritsar II
Satnam Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Amritsar, Amritsar II
Baba Bakala Subdistrict
Balkar Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Shahpur, Baba Bakala
Dalbir Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhapianwali, Baba Bakala
Dalip Singh Male, age 58 at time of extrajudicial execution, Naranjanpur Fattuwal, Baba Bakala
Harjinder Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Baba Bakala, Baba Bakala
Jagir Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhapianwali, Baba Bakala
Karaj Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rattangarh, Baba Bakala
Major Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tapiala, Baba Bakala
Massa Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Shahpur, Baba Bakala
Salwinder Singh Male, age 30 at time of disappearance, Banian, Baba Bakala
Satnam Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gaggar Bhana, Baba Bakala
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Shahpur, Baba Bakala
Surinder Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jalal, Baba Bakala
Surjit Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhajjal Wadi, Baba Bakala
Khadoor Sahib Subdistrict
Balbir Singh Male, age 39-40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kang, Khadoor Sahib
Baldev Singh Male, age 15 at time of extrajudicial execution, Waring, Khadoor Sahib
Kashmir Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mian Wind, Khadoor Sahib
Mukhtiar Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of disappearance, Chak Kare Khan, Khadoor Sahib
Najar Singh Male, age 70 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nagoke, Khadoor Sahib
Shital Singh Male, age 44 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhut Wind, Khadoor Sahib
Sukhwinder Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kot Mohammad Khan, Khadoor Sahib
Tarlochan Singh Male, age 25-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Waring, Khadoor Sahib
Tegha Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kang, Khadoor Sahib
Patti Subdistrict
Amrik Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rattoke, Patti
Atar Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwandi Mutsadda Singh, Patti
Baldev Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Manhala Jai Singh, Patti
Balkar Singh Male, age 28 at time of disappearance, Lauhka, Patti
Bhagwan Singh Male, age 30-31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Puhla, Patti
Buta Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kot Budha, Patti
Chattar Singh Male, age 28-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Balair, Patti
Dara Singh Male, age 55 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ram Singh Wala, Patti
Hazara Singh Male, age 69-70 at time of extrajudicial execution, Balair, Patti
Jagir Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rasulpur, Patti
Jarnail Singh Male, age 15 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sabhrai, Patti
Jarnal Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kirtowal, Patti
Karaj Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhura Kohna, Patti
Karj Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sidhwan, Patti
Kulwant Singh Male, age 33-34 at time of extrajudicial execution, Asal Uttar, Patti
Mukhtiar Singh Male, age 20-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Madar Mathra Bhagi, Patti
Paramjit Singh Male, age 29-31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sur Singh, Patti
Paramjit Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kirtowal, Patti
Pargat Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dhun, Patti
Pargat Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dhariwal, Patti
Resham Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Puhla, Patti
Sukhraj Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kirtowal, Patti
Sukhwant Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mehdipur, Patti
Surta Singh Male, age 20-25 at time of disappearance, Buh Havelian, Patti
Swaran Singh Male, age 59-60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sur Singh, Patti
Tarsem Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sarhali Mandan, Patti
Virsa Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwandi Mutsadda Singh, Patti
Tarn Taran Subdistrict
Amarjit Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tarn Taran, Tarn Taran
Atma Singh Male, age 40-45 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pakhupura, Tarn Taran
Baldev Singh Male, age 32-33 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sheikh Chak, Tarn Taran
Baldev Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhujrawala, Tarn Taran
Baldev Singh Male, age 30-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sheikh Chak, Tarn Taran
Baljit Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chohla Sahib, Tarn Taran
Balkar Singh Male, age 18 at time of disappearance, Khara, Tarn Taran
Balwant Singh Male, age 19-20 at time of disappearance, Naushehra Pannuan, Tarn Taran
Butta Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chohla Sahib, Tarn Taran
Gurmeet Singh Male, age 30-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khabba Rajputan, Tarn Taran
Gurmeet Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gandiwind, Tarn Taran
Gurmej Singh Angrej Male, age 21-23 at time of disappearance, Bhojian, Tarn Taran
Harnam Singh Male, age 60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dugalwala, Tarn Taran
Jagdev Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bagrian, Tarn Taran
Kabal Singh Male, age 32-35 at time of disappearance, Kasel, Tarn Taran
Kamaljit Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Malia, Tarn Taran
Karam Singh Male, age 28-29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Durgapur Garbi, Tarn Taran
Kashmir Singh Male, age 28-30 at time of disappearance, Dhun Dhaiwala, Tarn Taran
Kawaljit Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhullar, Tarn Taran
Kulwant Singh Male, age 24-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gandiwind, Tarn Taran
Manjit Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhojian, Tarn Taran
Milkha Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chichrewal, Tarn Taran
Pargat Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Behla, Tarn Taran
Pargat Singh Male, age 25-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chamba Kalan, Tarn Taran
Puran Singh Male, age 27-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sheron, Tarn Taran
Shinda Singh Male, age 55 at time of disappearance, Paddri, Tarn Taran
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Panjwar, Tarn Taran
Surjit Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gagobua, Tarn Taran
Tejinder Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Tharu, Tarn Taran

Bathinda District

Bathinda Subdistrict
Gurjeet Singh Male, age 22 at time of disappearance, Poohli, Bathinda
Gurmeet Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Poohli, Bathinda

Faridkot District

Faridkot Subdistrict
Baldev Singh Male, age 45 at time of extrajudicial execution, Deep Singhwala, Faridkot
Bhajan Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Madahar, Faridkot
Karam Singh Male, age 55 at time of extrajudicial execution, Maur, Faridkot

Firozpur District

Fazilka Subdistrict
Diyal Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Arniwala Sheikh Subhan, Fazilka
Sarbjeet Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Banwala Hanwanta, Fazilka
Surjeet Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Arniwala Sheikh Subhan, Fazilka
Firozpur Subdistrict
Darbara Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Theh Gujjar, Firozpur
Joginder Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sher Khanwala, Firozpur
Laljit Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sur Singhwala, Firozpur
Mukhtiyar Singh Male, age 34-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pattli, Firozpur
Piyara Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nihala Lawera, Firozpur
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 18-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Loham, Firozpur
Jalalabad Subdistrict
Pargat Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ratta Khera, Jalalabad
Zira Subdistrict
Darshan Singh Male, age 32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chuchak Wind, Zira
Gurbaksh Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kamalwala, Zira
Gurdial Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gatta Badshah, Zira
Jaspal Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of disappearance, Buianwala, Zira
Jita Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kamalgarh Khurd, Zira
Mahinder Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jhanda Bagga Purana, Zira
Mango Female, age 15-16 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nihalke, Zira
Nirwail Singh Male, age 39-40 at time of disappearance, Mallanwala, Zira
Sawaran Singh Male, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Fatehgarh Sabrah, Zira
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gatta Badshah, Zira
Surjit Singh Male, age 16-17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Fatehgarh Sabrah, Zira
Surjit Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Behk Pasarian, Zira
Tarlochan Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Maloke, Zira

Gurdaspur District

Batala Subdistrict
Chanan Singh Male, age 17-18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhole Ke, Batala
Dalbir Singh Male, age 15-16 at time of extrajudicial execution, Manesh, Batala
Davinder Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nathwal, Batala
Dilbag Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Manesh, Batala
Gajjan Singh Male, age 28-29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Aulakh, Batala
Gurdial Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nawan Pind Milkhiwala, Batala
Harjinder Singh Male, age 17-18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwandi Bhindran, Batala
Jagjit Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khojala, Batala
Jasbir Singh Male, age 25 at time of disappearance, Kastiwal, Batala
Jasbir Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Samrai, Batala
Joginder Singh Male, age 17-18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Malludawara, Batala
Major Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Manesh, Batala
Malkit Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mari Panwan, Batala
Nishan Singh Male, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhole Ke, Batala
Paramjit Singh Male, age 16-17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Cheema, Batala
Parminderjit Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of disappearance, Ball, Batala
Partap Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khokhar, Batala
Partap Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kotla Sharaf, Batala
Ranjodh Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarpura, Batala
Sukhwinder Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dialgarh, Batala
Dera Baba Nanak Subdistrict
Avtar Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pabbarali, Dera Baba Nanak
Dalbir Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwandi Goraya, Dera Baba Nanak
Harsaran Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rauwal, Dera Baba Nanak
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khode Bet, Dera Baba Nanak
Gurdaspur Subdistrict
Ajit Singh Male, age 32-33 at time of extrajudicial execution, Baryar, Gurdaspur
Gurdeep Singh Male, age 35-40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kohar, Gurdaspur
Gurnam Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chandu Wadala, Gurdaspur
Hardeep Singh Male, age 25-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khanowala, Gurdaspur
Kuldip Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kalanaur, Gurdaspur
Malook Singh Male, age 17 at time of disappearance, Khokhar, Gurdaspur
Satwant Singh Male, age 26 at time of disappearance, Arjanpur, Gurdaspur
Surinder Pal Singh Male, age 33 at time of disappearance, Dudipur, Gurdaspur
Surinder Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Arjanpur, Gurdaspur

Hoshiarpur District

Dasuya Subdistrict
Gurcharan Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bahla, Dasuya
Mukhminder Singh Sandhu Male, age 35-36 at time of disappearance, Data, Dasuya
Garhshankar Subdistrict
Manjeet Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of disappearance, Moila, Garhshankar
Hoshiarpur Subdistrict
Bachittar Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nasran, Hoshiarpur
Baldev Singh Male, age 21-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chak Khelan, Hoshiarpur
Makhan Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gagnoli, Hoshiarpur
Mukerian Subdistrict
Paramjit Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhangala, Mukerian

Jalandhar District

Jalandhar I Subdistrict
Gurdeep Singh Male, age 50 at time of disappearance, Jalandar, Jalandhar I
Harjap Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chukhiara, Jalandhar I
Jaspal Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Subhana, Jalandhar I
Jaswinderpal Singh Male, age 31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jalandhar, Jalandhar I
Ranbir Singh Male, age 33 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jalandhar, Jalandhar I
Jalandhar II Subdistrict
Avtar Singh Male, age 32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bisrampur, Jalandhar II
Darshan Singh Male, age 65-67 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dhirpur, Jalandhar II
Nakodar Subdistrict
Balwant Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mundh, Nakodar
Dalbinder Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mundh, Nakodar
Harmail Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mundh, Nakodar
Kulwinder Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sidhwan, Nakodar
Pargat Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwandi Bharo, Nakodar
Ravinder Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gohir, Nakodar
Phillaur Subdistrict
Balbir Singh Male, age 38 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gursian Nihal, Phillaur
Gurdev Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rurka Kalan, Phillaur
Jaswinder Singh Male, age 24 at time of disappearance, Cheema Khurd, Phillaur
Karm Chand Male, age 60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mansurpur, Phillaur
Makhan Singh Male, age 25-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Talwan, Phillaur
Shahkot Subdistrict
Gurdev Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kotla Heran, Shahkot
Lakhvir Singh Male, age 26 at time of disappearance, Mala Chhanna, Shahkot

Kapurthala District

Bhulath Subdistrict
Balvir Singh Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khassan, Bhulath
Joginder Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khassan, Bhulath
Lakhbir Singh Male, age 31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lit, Bhulath
Kapurthala Subdistrict
Gurbaksh Singh Male, age 50 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ibban, Kapurthala
Makhan Singh Male, age 33 at time of disappearance, Sandhu Chatha, Kapurthala
Phagwara Subdistrict
Parmjit Singh Male, age 23-24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khurampur, Phagwara
Sultanpur Lodhi Subdistrict
Jagtar Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rampur Jagir, Sultanpur Lodhi
Shamsher Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Toti, Sultanpur Lodhi

Ludhiana District

Jagroan Subdistrict
Darshan Singh Male, age 30-31 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dalla, Jagroan
Mangal Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sheikhupura, Jagroan
Ludhiana East Subdistrict
Avtar Singh Male, age 19-20 at time of disappearance, Sarabha Nagar, Ludhiana East
Rupinder Singh Male, age 19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhandaran, Ludhiana East
Satnam Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Hiran, Ludhiana East
Surinder Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jiwanpur, Ludhiana East
Tarlochan Singh Male, age 16-17 at time of disappearance, Sarabha Nagar, Ludhiana East
Ludhiana West Subdistrict
Jagmail Singh Male, age 28-29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khanpur, Ludhiana West
Jasmail Singh Male, age 32-33 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chhokar, Ludhiana West
Payal Subdistrict
Major Singh Male, age 55 at time of extrajudicial execution, Doraha, Payal
Raikot Subdistrict
Sarabjit Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Raikot, Raikot
Samrala Subdistrict
Gulzar Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Khatran, Samrala

Mansa District

Budhlada Subdistrict
Gurcharan Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gamiwala, Budhlada

Moga District

Bhagha Purana Subdistrict
Gurjant Singh Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chand Purana, Bhagha Purana
Jagroop Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gajanwala, Bhagha Purana
Kulwant Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mari Mustafa, Bhagha Purana
Malkeet Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rode, Bhagha Purana
Naryan Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bara Ghar, Bhagha Purana
Raj Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Langiana Nawan, Bhagha Purana
Moga Subdistrict
Amar Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kishanpur Kalan, Moga
Charanjit Singh Male, age 30-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ghal Kalan, Moga
Gurdev Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dala, Moga
Gursewak Singh Male, age 29-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chirak, Moga
Jalaur Singh Male, age 16-17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dala, Moga
Kulwant Singh Male, age 30-35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dala, Moga
Rashpal Singh Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chirak, Moga
Sohan Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kamalke, Moga

Nawanshahr District

Nawanshahr Subdistrict
Baldev Singh Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, Poonian, Nawanshahr
Inderjeet Singh Male, age 27-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhagoran, Nawanshahr
Ranjeet Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of disappearance, Khan Khana, Nawanshahr

Patiala District

Patiala Subdistrict
Gurcharan Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Daun Kalan, Patiala
Rajpura Subdistrict
Shivram Singh Male, age 60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Chak Dogran, Rajpura
Sucha Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sarala Kalan, Rajpura
Samana Subdistrict
Ranjit Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sarai Patti, Samana

Rupnagar District

Anandpur Sahib Subdistrict
Manjinder Pal Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nangal, Anandpur Sahib
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Anandpur Sahib, Anandpur Sahib

Sangrur District

Sunam Subdistrict
Bhajan Singh Male, age 31-32 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dhandoli Kalan, Sunam
Lakhmir Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kahangarh, Sunam

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 45 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 28-29 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 45 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 50 at time of disappearance, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 35 at time of disappearance, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 27-28 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 64-65 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 20 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 25 at time of disappearance, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 24-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 40-45 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld
Anonymous Male, age 60-62 at time of disappearance, location withheld

Key statistics of cases in 1988:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

99.6% Male 263
 
 
0.4% Female 1

Marital status

60.6% Not married 160
 
 
39.4% Married 104

If married, did the victim have children?

31.8% Yes 84
 
 
7.6% No 20


Total children surviving victims: 249


Religion

98.5% Sikh 260
 
 
1.5% Non-Sikh 4

Caste

69.7% Jat 184
 
 
30.3% Non-Jat 80

Age

6.1% 0-17 16
 
74.6% 18-33 197
 
9.8% 34-49 26
 
5.7% 50-64 15
 
1.5% 65+ 4
 
0.4% Age unknown 1
 

Education

23.1% No education 61
 
14.4% Primary school 38
 
21.2% Middle school 56
 
29.5% High school 78
 
3.4% Some college 9
 
3.4% College degree 9
 
0.8% Graduate degree 2
 
3.8% Vocational degree 10
 

Employment

44.7% Farmer/agriculture 118
 
13.6% Day labourer 36
 
13.6% Student 36
 
4.5% Mechanic 12
 
4.2% Shopkeeper 11
 
3.4% Unemployed 9
 
1.9% Driver (bus/truck/car) 5
 
0.4% Carpenter 1
 
19.7% Other 52
 

Urban / Rural

84.8% Rural 224
 
 
7.6% Urban 20

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

47.7% Yes 126
 
 
51.9% No 137

Prior torture

36.7% Yes 97
 
 
11.0% No 29

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

70.5% Yes 186
 
 
27.7% No 73

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

11.9% Yes 16
 
 
95.6% No 129

Witnesses to abduction

51.1% Yes 135
 
 
5.7% No 15

Victim abduction location

18.6% Roadside 49
 
15.2% Victim’s residence 40
 
8.0% Friend/relative's residence 21
 
7.2% Village fields 19
 
3.8% Bus station/stand 10
 
3.4% Shop/market 9
 
1.9% Checkpoint (naka) 5
 
1.5% Police station 4
 
0.4% Village drain 1
 
7.6% Other 20
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

39.4% Yes 104
 
 
31.1% No 82

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

11.4% Gave no response 30
 
10.2% Denied involvement 27
 
9.5% Other 25
 
6.1% Told family to go to another police station 16
 
4.9% Killed victim in an “encounter” 13
 
3.4% Admitted custody only 9
 
3.0% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 8
 
1.1% Victim had escaped 3
 
0.8% Victim killed by militants 2
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

4.2% Yes 11
 
 
45.1% No 119

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

88.3% Extrajudicial executions 233
 
 
11.7% Enforced disappearances 31

Number of victims per family

84.5% 1 victim 223
 
12.5% 2 victims 33
 
3.0% 3 victims 8
 

Related incidents

5.3% Genuine encounters in family 14
 
 
93.9% No genuine encounters in family 248

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

20.1% Cremated the body 53
 
1.9% Dumped body in canal or river 5
 

Security forces returned body

26.5% Yes 70
 
2.3% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 6
 
59.5% No 157
 

Condition of corpse, if known

21.6% Bullet wounds 57
 
6.1% Cuts/wounds 16
 
4.9% Bruises 13
 
3.4% Broken bones 9
 
2.7% Other 7
 
2.7% Burn marks 7
 
2.7% Missing fingernails 7
 
1.9% Missing hair from head or face 5
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

40.2% Yes 106
 
 
29.2% No 77

Security forces uniformed

93.3% Yes 126
 
 
7.4% No 10

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

61.7% Punjab Police 163
 
18.2% CRPF 48
 
3.0% BSF 8
 
0.8% Black cat 2
 
0.8% Criminal Investigation Agency 2
 
0.4% Army 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

76.1% Punjab police 201
 
17.4% CRPF 46
 
3.0% BSF 8
 
1.5% Black cat 4
 
1.1% Army 3
 
1.1% Criminal Investigation Agency 3
 
0.8% Other 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

49.2% Combatant 130
 
 
46.6% Non-combatant 123

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

8.3% Yes 22
 
 
33.3% No 88

If provided support, support was voluntary

3.8% Yes 10
 
 
4.2% No 11

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

25.4% Yes 67
 
 
74.6% No 197

Approached security officials

38.6% Yes 102
 
 
59.5% No 157

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

56.4% Afraid of retaliation 149
 
25.4% Didn’t know what to do 67
 
15.5% Believed it would have been ineffective 41
 
14.8% Couldn’t afford 39
 
2.3% Not applicable 6
 
0.4% Other 1
 

Remedies desired from government

71.2% Monetary compensation to family 188
 
61.0% Truth commission 161
 
59.1% Employment 156
 
33.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 88
 
33.0% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 87
 
29.5% Investigations into abuses 78
 
18.9% Rehabilitation services to family members 50
 
18.6% Memorial for victims 49
 
9.5% Desire nothing from government 25
 
2.7% Other 7
 

Time & Place  

District

41.7% Amritsar 110
 
0.8% Bathinda 2
 
1.1% Faridkot 3
 
8.7% Firozpur 23
 
12.5% Gurdaspur 33
 
2.7% Hoshiarpur 7
 
7.6% Jalandhar 20
 
3.0% Kapurthala 8
 
4.5% Ludhiana 12
 
0.4% Mansa 1
 
5.3% Moga 14
 
1.1% Nawanshahr 3
 
1.5% Patiala 4
 
0.8% Rupnagar 2
 
0.8% Sangrur 2
 

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
 
3.4% 1987 9
 
94.7% 1988 250
 
1.1% 1989 3
 
0.8% 1990 2
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
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
 

Note: Where a victim’s date of extrajudicial execution or disappearance falls within a date range that crosses two years (e.g. “between October 1989 and February 1990”), the case appears on both years’ pages. Boundaries based on the 2001 census. Read about our methodology.