Basarke alias Basarke Bhaini

16 documented cases implicating security forces based in Basarke alias Basarke Bhaini:


Amritsar District

Amritsar II Subdistrict
Balbir Singh Male, age 40 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Bikramjit Singh Male, age 6-7 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Gurvail Singh Male, age 15 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Harbajan Kaur Female, age 60-65 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke Gillan
Inder Singh Male, age 50-60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Inder Singh Male, age 42 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mudhal
Mohinder Singh Male, age 60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Pal Singh Male, age 58-60 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Palwinder Kaur Female, age 3-5 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Ranjit Kaur Female, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Sarbjit Kaur Female, age 18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Mudhal
Sarbjit Kaur Female, age 30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke Gillan
Sawinder Kaur Female, age 37 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Sher Singh Male, age 45 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke
Sukhdev Singh Male, age 24 at time of extrajudicial execution, Basarke

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 20-25 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Basarke alias Basarke Bhaini:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

62.5% Male 10
 
 
37.5% Female 6

Marital status

37.5% Not married 6
 
 
62.5% Married 10

If married, did the victim have children?

56.2% Yes 9
 
 
6.2% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 41


Religion

100.0% Sikh 16
 

Caste

93.8% Jat 15
 
 
6.2% Non-Jat 1

Age

6.2% 0-17 1
 
37.5% 18-33 6
 
25.0% 34-49 4
 
31.2% 50-64 5
 

Education

43.8% No education 7
 
25.0% Primary school 4
 
18.8% Middle school 3
 
12.5% High school 2
 

Employment

43.8% Farmer/agriculture 7
 
25.0% Housewife 4
 
18.8% Student 3
 
6.2% Day labourer 1
 
6.2% Unemployed 1
 

Urban / Rural

93.8% Rural 15
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

18.8% Yes 3
 
 
81.2% No 13

Prior torture

18.8% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 16

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0% Yes 0
 
 
0% No 0

Witnesses to abduction


Victim abduction location


Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

87.5% Other 14
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 16
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

18.8% 1 victim 3
 
37.5% 2 victim 6
 
12.5% 3 victim 2
 
31.2% 5 victim 5
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 16

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

100.0% Yes 16
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
0.0% No 0
 

Condition of corpse, if known

100.0% Bullet wounds 16
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 16
 
 
0.0% No 0


Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction


Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Black cat 16
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

6.2% Combatant 1
 
 
93.8% Non-combatant 15

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
93.8% No 15

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

100.0% Yes 16
 
 
0.0% No 0

Approached security officials

87.5% Yes 14
 
 
12.5% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action


Remedies desired from government

93.8% Monetary compensation to family 15
 
87.5% Employment 14
 
56.2% Truth commission 9
 
6.2% Desire nothing from government 1
 

Year & District 

District

93.8% Amritsar 15
 

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
 
100.0% 1991 16
 
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
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0
 

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