Bassi Pathana

District: Fatehgarh Sahib

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


20 documented cases in Bassi Pathana Subdistrict

Basian, 1 case
Dhunda, 1
Gandwan, 2
Ghel, 1
Gopalon, 1
Jawanda, 1
Nandpur, 1
Nogawan, 1
Pamaur, 1
Railon, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Bassi Pathana Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 20
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

80.0% Not married 16
 
 
20.0% Married 4

If married, did the victim have children?

20.0% Yes 4
 


Total children surviving victims: 7


Religion

100.0% Sikh 20
 

Caste

60.0% Jat 12
 
 
40.0% Non-Jat 8

Age

5.0% 0-17 1
 
85.0% 18-33 17
 
10.0% 34-49 2
 

Education

10.0% No education 2
 
10.0% Primary school 2
 
10.0% Middle school 2
 
45.0% High school 9
 
15.0% Some college 3
 
10.0% College degree 2
 

Employment

35.0% Farmer/agriculture 7
 
30.0% Student 6
 
5.0% Day labourer 1
 
5.0% Shopkeeper 1
 
5.0% Unemployed 1
 
20.0% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

95.0% Rural 19
 
 
5.0% Urban 1

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

50.0% Yes 10
 
 
50.0% No 10

Prior torture

50.0% Yes 10
 
 
0.0% No 0

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

65.0% Yes 13
 
 
30.0% No 6

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

8.3% Yes 1
 
 
58.3% No 7

Witnesses to abduction

60.0% Yes 12
 

Victim abduction location

15.0% Friend/relative's residence 3
 
10.0% Shop/market 2
 
5.0% Roadside 1
 
5.0% Bus station/stand 1
 
5.0% Victim’s residence 1
 
5.0% Village fields 1
 
5.0% Police station 1
 
5.0% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

25.0% Yes 5
 
 
40.0% No 8

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

10.0% Gave no response 2
 
10.0% Denied involvement 2
 
10.0% Other 2
 
5.0% Killed victim in an “encounter” 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
65.0% No 13

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

90.0% Extrajudicial executions 18
 
 
10.0% Enforced disappearances 2

Number of victims per family

90.0% 1 victim 18
 
10.0% 2 victims 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 20

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

50.0% Cremated the body 10
 

Security forces returned body

25.0% Yes 5
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
65.0% No 13
 

Condition of corpse, if known

30.0% Bullet wounds 6
 
10.0% Bruises 2
 
10.0% Missing fingernails 2
 
5.0% Other 1
 
5.0% Burn marks 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

55.0% Yes 11
 
 
10.0% No 2

Security forces uniformed

66.7% Yes 8
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

65.0% Punjab Police 13
 
10.0% CRPF 2
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

90.0% Punjab police 18
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

45.0% Combatant 9
 
 
55.0% Non-combatant 11

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

10.0% Yes 2
 
 
35.0% No 7

If provided support, support was voluntary

10.0% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

15.0% Yes 3
 
 
85.0% No 17

Approached security officials

35.0% Yes 7
 
 
65.0% No 13

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

60.0% Afraid of retaliation 12
 
35.0% Didn’t know what to do 7
 
25.0% Couldn’t afford 5
 
15.0% Believed it would have been ineffective 3
 

Remedies desired from government

85.0% Monetary compensation to family 17
 
85.0% Truth commission 17
 
70.0% Investigations into abuses 14
 
60.0% Employment 12
 
30.0% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 6
 
25.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 5
 
25.0% Rehabilitation services to family members 5
 
5.0% Memorial for victims 1
 

Time & Place  

District

100.0% Fatehgarh Sahib 20
 

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
 
5.0% 1987 1
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
0.0% 1990 0
 
45.0% 1991 9
 
30.0% 1992 6
 
15.0% 1993 3
 
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