Bhulath

2 documented cases of victims cremated in Bhulath:


Amritsar District

Patti Subdistrict
Sarbjit Singh Male, age 17 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bua

Nawanshahr District

Nawanshahr Subdistrict
Charanjit Singh Male, age 21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sujjon

Key statistics of cremated in Bhulath:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 2
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

100.0% Not married 2
 
 
0.0% Married 0

If married, did the victim have children?


Total children surviving victims: 0


Religion

100.0% Sikh 2
 

Caste

50.0% Jat 1
 
 
50.0% Non-Jat 1

Age

50.0% 0-17 1
 
50.0% 18-33 1
 

Education

100.0% Middle school 2
 

Employment

50.0% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 2
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Prior torture

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 1

Witnesses to abduction

50.0% Yes 1
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Victim’s residence 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

50.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 2
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 2

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

100.0% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
100.0% No 2
 

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

Security forces uniformed

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

50.0% Punjab Police 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

100.0% Combatant 2
 
 
0.0% Non-combatant 0

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

100.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 
100.0% Afraid of retaliation 2
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
100.0% Employment 2
 
50.0% Truth commission 1
 
50.0% Investigations into abuses 1
 
50.0% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 1
 
50.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 
50.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 

Time & Place  

District

50.0% Amritsar 1
 
50.0% Nawanshahr 1
 

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
 
50.0% 1989 1
 
50.0% 1990 1
 
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
 

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