Dera Bassi

2 documented cases implicating security forces based in Dera Bassi:


Patiala District

Dera Bassi Subdistrict
Bakhtavar Singh Male, age 42 at time of extrajudicial execution, Bhankharpur

Location Withheld

Anonymous Male, age 25-26 at time of extrajudicial execution, location withheld

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

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 2
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

0.0% Not married 0
 
 
100.0% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

100.0% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 7


Religion

100.0% Sikh 2
 

Caste

100.0% Non-Jat 2
 

Age

50.0% 18-33 1
 
50.0% 34-49 1
 

Education

50.0% Middle school 1
 
50.0% High school 1
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

0.0% Rural 0
 
 
50.0% Urban 1

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

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% Roadside 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


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

50.0% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
50.0% No 1
 

Condition of corpse, if known

50.0% Bullet wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
0.0% No 0

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

0.0% Combatant 0
 
 
100.0% Non-combatant 2

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% Afraid of retaliation 1
 
50.0% Couldn’t afford 1
 
50.0% Other 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Monetary compensation to family 2
 
100.0% Employment 2
 
50.0% Memorial for victims 1
 

Year & District 

District

50.0% Patiala 1
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
50.0% 1983 1
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
50.0% 1985 1
 
0.0% 1986 0
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
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.