D.R. Bhatti

3 documented cases directly implicating D.R. Bhatti:


Gurdaspur District

Gurdaspur Subdistrict
Sarwan Singh Male, age 32-33 at time of disappearance, Ladhupur

Ludhiana District

Payal Subdistrict
Dalip Singh Male, age 29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Payal

Rupnagar District

Rupnagar Subdistrict
Amarjit Singh Male, age 29 at time of extrajudicial execution, Kheri Salabatpur

Key statistics of cases directly implicating D.R. Bhatti:

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 3
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

33.3% Not married 1
 
 
66.7% Married 2

If married, did the victim have children?

66.7% Yes 2
 


Total children surviving victims: 4


Religion

100.0% Sikh 3
 

Caste

66.7% Non-Jat 2
 
 
33.3% Jat 1

Age

100.0% 18-33 3
 

Education

66.7% High school 2
 
33.3% Some college 1
 

Employment

66.7% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
33.3% Mechanic 1
 
33.3% Other 1
 

Urban / Rural

66.7% Rural 2
 
 
33.3% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Prior torture

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 1

Witnesses to abduction

66.7% Yes 2
 

Victim abduction location

33.3% Police station 1
 
33.3% Bus station/stand 1
 
33.3% Roadside 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

66.7% Yes 2
 
 
33.3% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

33.3% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
100.0% No 3

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

66.7% Extrajudicial executions 2
 
 
33.3% Enforced disappearances 1

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 3
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 3

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

33.3% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
33.3% No 1
 

Condition of corpse, if known

33.3% Bullet wounds 1
 
33.3% Missing hair from head or face 1
 
33.3% Bruises 1
 
33.3% Cuts/wounds 1
 
33.3% Missing fingernails 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 3
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

50.0% Yes 1
 
 
100.0% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

100.0% Punjab Police 3
 
33.3% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

66.7% Punjab police 2
 
33.3% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

100.0% Combatant 3
 
 
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

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
66.7% No 2

Approached security officials

33.3% Yes 1
 
 
66.7% No 2

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

66.7% Afraid of retaliation 2
 
33.3% Didn’t know what to do 1
 

Remedies desired from government

100.0% Truth commission 3
 
100.0% Employment 3
 
100.0% Monetary compensation to family 3
 
33.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 
33.3% Rehabilitation services to family members 1
 
33.3% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 1
 

Time & Place  

District

33.3% Gurdaspur 1
 
33.3% Ludhiana 1
 
33.3% Rupnagar 1
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
33.3% 1983 1
 
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
 
33.3% 1991 1
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
33.3% 1993 1
 
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
 

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