Phul

6 documented cases implicating security forces based in Phul:


Bathinda District

Bathinda Subdistrict
Beant Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lehra Khana
Satnam Singh Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lehra Khana
Rampura Phul Subdistrict
Charanjeet Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Rampura Phul
Gurdev Singh Male, age 50-52 at time of disappearance, Ghurela
Shemsher Singh Male, age 22-23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gumti Kalan
Talwandi Sabo Subdistrict
Jasvir Singh Male, age 22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhagibandar

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Phul:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 6
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

66.7% Not married 4
 
 
33.3% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

16.7% Yes 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 2


Religion

100.0% Sikh 6
 

Caste

83.3% Jat 5
 
 
16.7% Non-Jat 1

Age

83.3% 18-33 5
 
16.7% 50-64 1
 

Education

33.3% No education 2
 
16.7% Primary school 1
 
16.7% Middle school 1
 
16.7% High school 1
 
16.7% Some college 1
 

Employment

33.3% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
16.7% Day labourer 1
 
16.7% Mechanic 1
 
16.7% Student 1
 
16.7% Driver (bus/truck/car) 1
 

Urban / Rural

83.3% Rural 5
 
 
16.7% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

50.0% Yes 3
 
 
50.0% No 3

Prior torture

50.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

83.3% Yes 5
 
 
16.7% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
80.0% No 4

Witnesses to abduction

83.3% Yes 5
 

Victim abduction location

16.7% Roadside 1
 
16.7% Village drain 1
 
16.7% Victim’s residence 1
 
16.7% Village fields 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

33.3% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 3

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

16.7% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 
16.7% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 
16.7% Told family to go to another police station 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
66.7% No 4

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

83.3% Extrajudicial executions 5
 
 
16.7% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

66.7% 1 victim 4
 
16.7% 3 victim 1
 
16.7% 4 victim 1
 

Related incidents

16.7% Genuine encounters in family 1
 
 
83.3% No genuine encounters in family 5

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

33.3% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

0.0% Yes 0
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
83.3% No 5
 

Condition of corpse, if known

16.7% Bullet wounds 1
 
16.7% Missing fingernails 1
 
16.7% Bruises 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

33.3% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 2

Security forces uniformed

80.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

83.3% Punjab Police 5
 
33.3% CRPF 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

83.3% Punjab police 5
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

33.3% Combatant 2
 
 
66.7% Non-combatant 4

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

33.3% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 2

If provided support, support was voluntary

33.3% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

16.7% Yes 1
 
 
83.3% No 5

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 3
 
 
50.0% No 3

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

66.7% Afraid of retaliation 4
 
50.0% Couldn’t afford 3
 
16.7% Didn’t know what to do 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Truth commission 6
 
66.7% Investigations into abuses 4
 
33.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 
33.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 2
 
33.3% Memorial for victims 2
 
33.3% Employment 2
 
16.7% Monetary compensation to family 1
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Bathinda 6
 

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
 
16.7% 1991 1
 
66.7% 1992 4
 
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
 
16.7% Date Unknown 1
 

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