Hajipur

4 documented cases implicating security forces based in Hajipur:


Gurdaspur District

Batala Subdistrict
Dharam Singh Male, age 26-27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lil Kalan
Major Singh Male, age 17-18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kulla

Hoshiarpur District

Dasuya Subdistrict
Amrik Singh Male, age 35-36 at time of extrajudicial execution, San Chak
Mukerian Subdistrict
Fumman Singh Male, age 16 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bela Sariana

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Hajipur:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 4
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

75.0% Not married 3
 
 
25.0% Married 1

If married, did the victim have children?

25.0% No 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 0


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

75.0% Jat 3
 
 
25.0% Non-Jat 1

Age

25.0% 0-17 1
 
25.0% 18-33 1
 
25.0% 34-49 1
 

Education

25.0% Primary school 1
 
75.0% High school 3
 

Employment

75.0% Farmer/agriculture 3
 
50.0% Student 2
 
25.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 4
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Prior torture

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to abduction

75.0% Yes 3
 

Victim abduction location

25.0% Victim’s residence 1
 
25.0% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
25.0% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

50.0% Other 2
 
50.0% Told family to go to another police station 2
 
25.0% Denied involvement 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 2

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 4
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

75.0% 1 victim 3
 
25.0% 3 victim 1
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 4

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

25.0% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
75.0% No 3
 

Condition of corpse, if known

25.0% Other 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

75.0% Punjab Police 3
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 4
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

25.0% Combatant 1
 
 
75.0% Non-combatant 3

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 2

If provided support, support was voluntary

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 4

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

100.0% Afraid of retaliation 4
 
50.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 4
 
75.0% Truth commission 3
 
75.0% Memorial for victims 3
 
75.0% Investigations into abuses 3
 
50.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 2
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
25.0% Employment 1
 
25.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 

Year & District 

District

50.0% Gurdaspur 2
 
50.0% Hoshiarpur 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
 
50.0% 1989 2
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
25.0% 1991 1
 
25.0% 1992 1
 
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.