Dasuya

District: Hoshiarpur

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


Key statistics for documented cases in Dasuya Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 37
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

62.2% Not married 23
 
 
37.8% Married 14

If married, did the victim have children?

29.7% Yes 11
 
 
5.4% No 2


Total children surviving victims: 25


Religion

97.3% Sikh 36
 
 
2.7% Non-Sikh 1

Caste

73.0% Jat 27
 
 
27.0% Non-Jat 10

Age

75.7% 18-33 28
 
18.9% 34-49 7
 
2.7% 50-64 1
 

Education

10.8% No education 4
 
16.2% Primary school 6
 
18.9% Middle school 7
 
35.1% High school 13
 
2.7% Some college 1
 
10.8% College degree 4
 
2.7% Graduate degree 1
 

Employment

35.1% Farmer/agriculture 13
 
10.8% Student 4
 
5.4% Day labourer 2
 
5.4% Driver (bus/truck/car) 2
 
5.4% Unemployed 2
 
5.4% Shopkeeper 2
 
5.4% Mechanic 2
 
2.7% Carpenter 1
 
29.7% Other 11
 

Urban / Rural

94.6% Rural 35
 
 
5.4% Urban 2

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

51.4% Yes 19
 
 
48.6% No 18

Prior torture

48.6% Yes 18
 
 
2.7% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

75.7% Yes 28
 
 
24.3% No 9

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

16.0% Yes 4
 
 
52.0% No 13

Witnesses to abduction

67.6% Yes 25
 
 
2.7% No 1

Victim abduction location

24.3% Victim’s residence 9
 
13.5% Friend/relative's residence 5
 
10.8% Roadside 4
 
5.4% Village fields 2
 
2.7% Shop/market 1
 
2.7% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
8.1% Other 3
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

48.6% Yes 18
 
 
27.0% No 10

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

16.2% Denied involvement 6
 
13.5% Other 5
 
8.1% Victim had escaped 3
 
5.4% Gave no response 2
 
5.4% Killed victim in an “encounter” 2
 
2.7% Told family to go to another police station 1
 
2.7% Victim killed by militants 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

2.7% Yes 1
 
 
62.2% No 23

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

83.8% Extrajudicial executions 31
 
 
16.2% Enforced disappearances 6

Number of victims per family

91.9% 1 victim 34
 
8.1% 2 victim 3
 

Related incidents

2.7% Genuine encounters in family 1
 
 
97.3% No genuine encounters in family 36

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

29.7% Cremated the body 11
 

Security forces returned body

16.2% Yes 6
 
10.8% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 4
 
56.8% No 21
 

Condition of corpse, if known

16.2% Bullet wounds 6
 
13.5% Other 5
 
2.7% Bruises 1
 
2.7% Broken bones 1
 
2.7% Cuts/wounds 1
 
2.7% Burn marks 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

62.2% Yes 23
 
 
21.6% No 8

Security forces uniformed

68.0% Yes 17
 
 
16.0% No 4

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

67.6% Punjab Police 25
 
10.8% Criminal Investigation Agency 4
 
8.1% CRPF 3
 
2.7% Black cat 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

67.6% Punjab police 25
 
13.5% Criminal Investigation Agency 5
 
5.4% CRPF 2
 
2.7% Other 1
 
2.7% BSF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

48.6% Combatant 18
 
 
45.9% Non-combatant 17

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

5.4% Yes 2
 
 
40.5% No 15

If provided support, support was voluntary

2.7% Yes 1
 
 
2.7% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

24.3% Yes 9
 
 
75.7% No 28

Approached security officials

40.5% Yes 15
 
 
56.8% No 21

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

64.9% Afraid of retaliation 24
 
18.9% Not applicable 7
 
13.5% Couldn’t afford 5
 
10.8% Believed it would have been ineffective 4
 
2.7% Other 1
 
2.7% Didn’t know what to do 1
 

Remedies desired from government

67.6% Monetary compensation to family 25
 
64.9% Truth commission 24
 
54.1% Employment 20
 
48.6% Rehabilitation services to family members 18
 
35.1% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 13
 
32.4% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 12
 
21.6% Investigations into abuses 8
 
21.6% Memorial for victims 8
 
10.8% Other 4
 
5.4% Desire nothing from government 2
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Hoshiarpur 37
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
2.7% 1984 1
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
0.0% 1986 0
 
16.2% 1987 6
 
8.1% 1988 3
 
16.2% 1989 6
 
5.4% 1990 2
 
10.8% 1991 4
 
21.6% 1992 8
 
8.1% 1993 3
 
0.0% 1994 0
 
5.4% 1995 2
 
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
 
5.4% Date Unknown 2