Giddarbaha

2 documented cases implicating security forces based in Giddarbaha:


Bathinda District

Talwandi Sabo Subdistrict
Ajmer Singh Male, age 20-22 at time of extrajudicial execution, Pakka Kalan

Moga District

Nihal Singhwala Subdistrict
Darshan Singh Male, age 25 at time of extrajudicial execution, Badhni Kalan

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Giddarbaha:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 2
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

100.0% Not married 2
 
 
0.0% Married 0

If married, did the victim have children?


Total children surviving victims: 0


Religion

100.0% Sikh 2
 

Caste

50.0% Jat 1
 
 
50.0% Non-Jat 1

Age

100.0% 18-33 2
 

Education

50.0% Primary school 1
 
50.0% Middle school 1
 

Employment

50.0% Shopkeeper 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 2
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Prior torture

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
200.0% No 2

Witnesses to abduction

50.0% Yes 1
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Bus station/stand 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status


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

50.0% 1 victim 1
 
50.0% 2 victim 1
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 2

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


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

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 1
 
 
100.0% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

100.0% Punjab police 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

50.0% Combatant 1
 
 
50.0% Non-combatant 1

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
50.0% No 1

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

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

50.0% Not applicable 1
 
50.0% Afraid of retaliation 1
 
50.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 1
 
50.0% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Truth commission 2
 
50.0% Monetary compensation to family 1
 
50.0% Employment 1
 
50.0% Investigations into abuses 1
 

Year & District 

District

50.0% Bathinda 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
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
50.0% 1991 1
 
50.0% 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.