Bhago Kanwan

2 documented cases implicating security forces based in Bhago Kanwan:


Gurdaspur District

Gurdaspur Subdistrict
Bawa Singh Male, age 40-42 at time of extrajudicial execution, Jharoli
Shingara Singh Male, age 33-34 at time of extrajudicial execution, Sadda

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Bhago Kanwan:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 2
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

50.0% Not married 1
 
 
50.0% Married 1

If married, did the victim have children?

50.0% Yes 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 6


Religion

100.0% Sikh 2
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 2
 

Age

50.0% 34-49 1
 

Education

50.0% No education 1
 
50.0% Middle school 1
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 1
 
50.0% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 2
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Prior torture

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Victim’s residence 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status


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

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 1

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

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

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

100.0% Afraid of retaliation 2
 
100.0% Didn’t know what to do 2
 
50.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 1
 

Remedies desired from government

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

Year & District 

District

100.0% Gurdaspur 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
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
100.0% 1993 2
 
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
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0
 

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