Bassi Pathana

11 documented cases implicating security forces based in Bassi Pathana:


Fatehgarh Sahib District

Bassi Pathana Subdistrict
Balwinder Singh Male, age 27 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pamaur
Balwinder Singh Male, age 20-21 at time of extrajudicial execution, Ghumandgarh
Gurdev Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dhunda
Inderjeet Singh Male, age 28 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bassi Pathana
Jagat Singh Male, age 42 at time of extrajudicial execution, Shivdaspur
Kulwant Singh Male, age 21-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Lohari Kalan
Manjeet Singh Male, age 18-19 at time of extrajudicial execution, Dedahran
Ram Singh Male, age 23 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gopalon
Surinder Singh Male, age 33 at time of extrajudicial execution, Railon
Khamanon Subdistrict
Jaspal Singh Male, age 26 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhari

Rupnagar District

Kharar Subdistrict
Narinder Singh Male, age 25-30 at time of extrajudicial execution, Gharuan

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Bassi Pathana:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 11
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

72.7% Not married 8
 
 
27.3% Married 3

If married, did the victim have children?

18.2% Yes 2
 
 
9.1% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 3


Religion

100.0% Sikh 11
 

Caste

54.5% Jat 6
 
 
45.5% Non-Jat 5

Age

90.9% 18-33 10
 
9.1% 34-49 1
 

Education

18.2% No education 2
 
63.6% High school 7
 
9.1% Some college 1
 
9.1% College degree 1
 

Employment

45.5% Farmer/agriculture 5
 
27.3% Student 3
 
9.1% Shopkeeper 1
 
18.2% Other 2
 

Urban / Rural

90.9% Rural 10
 
 
9.1% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

63.6% Yes 7
 
 
36.4% No 4

Prior torture

54.5% Yes 6
 
 
9.1% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

54.5% Yes 6
 
 
45.5% No 5

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 3

Witnesses to abduction

54.5% Yes 6
 

Victim abduction location

18.2% Shop/market 2
 
9.1% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
9.1% Roadside 1
 
9.1% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
9.1% Village fields 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

18.2% Yes 2
 
 
36.4% No 4

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

18.2% Other 2
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
54.5% No 6

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 11
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 11
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 11

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

54.5% Cremated the body 6
 

Security forces returned body

45.5% Yes 5
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
54.5% No 6
 

Condition of corpse, if known

54.5% Bullet wounds 6
 
18.2% Missing fingernails 2
 
18.2% Bruises 2
 
9.1% Burn marks 1
 
9.1% Other 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

45.5% Yes 5
 
 
18.2% No 2

Security forces uniformed

83.3% Yes 5
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

54.5% Punjab Police 6
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 11
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

63.6% Combatant 7
 
 
36.4% Non-combatant 4

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
36.4% No 4

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

9.1% Yes 1
 
 
90.9% No 10

Approached security officials

18.2% Yes 2
 
 
81.8% No 9

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

54.5% Afraid of retaliation 6
 
45.5% Couldn’t afford 5
 
36.4% Didn’t know what to do 4
 

Remedies desired from government

90.9% Monetary compensation to family 10
 
72.7% Truth commission 8
 
72.7% Employment 8
 
54.5% Investigations into abuses 6
 
27.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 3
 
18.2% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 2
 
9.1% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 

Year & District 

District

90.9% Fatehgarh Sahib 10
 
9.1% Rupnagar 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
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
63.6% 1991 7
 
18.2% 1992 2
 
18.2% 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.