Talwandi Bhai

2 documented cases implicating security forces based in Talwandi Bhai:


Firozpur District

Firozpur Subdistrict
Lakhbir Singh Male, age 17-18 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhangar

Moga District

Nihal Singhwala Subdistrict
Chamkaur Singh Male, age 46 at time of extrajudicial execution, Nangal

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Talwandi Bhai:

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: 3


Religion

100.0% Sikh 2
 

Caste

100.0% Jat 2
 

Age

50.0% 34-49 1
 

Education

100.0% Primary school 2
 

Employment

100.0% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
50.0% Student 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 2
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Prior torture

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 1

Witnesses to abduction

50.0% Yes 1
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Shop/market 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

50.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 

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

50.0% Cremated the body 1
 

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

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

50.0% Punjab Police 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 2
 
50.0% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

100.0% Combatant 2
 
 
0.0% Non-combatant 0

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

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

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

100.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 
50.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 

Remedies desired from government

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

Year & District 

District

50.0% Firozpur 1
 
50.0% Moga 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
 
50.0% 1989 1
 
50.0% 1990 1
 
0.0% 1991 0
 
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.