Bareta

4 documented cases implicating security forces based in Bareta:


Mansa District

Budhlada Subdistrict
Joginder Singh Male, age 20 at time of disappearance, Maghanian
Mahinder Singh Male, age 27-28 at time of disappearance, Reond Kalan

Sangrur District

Moonak Subdistrict
Amarjeet Singh Male, age 30 at time of disappearance, Balran

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 35 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld

Key statistics of cases implicating security forces based in Bareta:

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% Yes 1
 


Total children surviving victims: 6


Religion

100.0% Sikh 4
 

Caste

75.0% Non-Jat 3
 
 
25.0% Jat 1

Age

75.0% 18-33 3
 
25.0% 34-49 1
 

Education

50.0% No education 2
 
50.0% Primary school 2
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
50.0% Day labourer 2
 
25.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

75.0% Rural 3
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

75.0% Yes 3
 
 
25.0% No 1

Prior torture

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
25.0% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 4

Witnesses to abduction

100.0% Yes 4
 

Victim abduction location

50.0% Victim’s residence 2
 
50.0% Other 2
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

50.0% Denied involvement 2
 
50.0% Told family to go to another police station 2
 
25.0% Gave no response 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 4

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

25.0% Extrajudicial executions 1
 
 
75.0% Enforced disappearances 3

Number of victims per family

75.0% 1 victim 3
 
25.0% 2 victim 1
 

Related incidents

25.0% Genuine encounters in family 1
 
 
75.0% No genuine encounters in family 3

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

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

Condition of corpse, if known


Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
25.0% No 1

Security forces uniformed

100.0% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 4
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

25.0% Punjab police 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
100.0% Non-combatant 4

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
25.0% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

25.0% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 3

Approached security officials

50.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

75.0% Afraid of retaliation 3
 
50.0% Didn’t know what to do 2
 

Remedies desired from government

75.0% Monetary compensation to family 3
 
25.0% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 1
 
25.0% Truth commission 1
 
25.0% Investigations into abuses 1
 

Year & District 

District

50.0% Mansa 2
 
25.0% Sangrur 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
 
25.0% 1991 1
 
25.0% 1992 1
 
0.0% 1993 0
 
25.0% 1994 1
 
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
 
25.0% Date Unknown 1
 

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