Fazilka

District: Firozpur

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


11 documented cases in Fazilka Subdistrict

Key statistics for documented cases in Fazilka Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 11
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

54.5% Not married 6
 
 
45.5% Married 5

If married, did the victim have children?

45.5% Yes 5
 


Total children surviving victims: 19


Religion

100.0% Sikh 11
 

Caste

54.5% Non-Jat 6
 
 
45.5% Jat 5

Age

18.2% 0-17 2
 
54.5% 18-33 6
 
27.3% 34-49 3
 

Education

36.4% No education 4
 
36.4% Primary school 4
 
9.1% Middle school 1
 
9.1% High school 1
 
9.1% Some college 1
 

Employment

45.5% Farmer/agriculture 5
 
27.3% Day labourer 3
 
27.3% Other 3
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 11
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

36.4% Yes 4
 
 
63.6% No 7

Prior torture

27.3% Yes 3
 
 
9.1% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

63.6% Yes 7
 
 
36.4% No 4

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

28.6% Yes 2
 
 
57.1% No 4

Witnesses to abduction

63.6% Yes 7
 

Victim abduction location

27.3% Victim’s residence 3
 
18.2% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
9.1% Bus station/stand 1
 
9.1% Roadside 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

45.5% Yes 5
 
 
18.2% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

9.1% Gave no response 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
54.5% No 6

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 11
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

81.8% 1 victim 9
 
18.2% 2 victims 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 11

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

18.2% Cremated the body 2
 

Security forces returned body

18.2% Yes 2
 
9.1% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 1
 
72.7% No 8
 

Condition of corpse, if known

27.3% Bullet wounds 3
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

100.0% Yes 11
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security forces uniformed

85.7% Yes 6
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

63.6% Punjab Police 7
 
9.1% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

90.9% Punjab police 10
 
9.1% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

9.1% Combatant 1
 
 
90.9% Non-combatant 10

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

9.1% Yes 1
 
 
72.7% No 8

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
9.1% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

18.2% Yes 2
 
 
81.8% No 9

Approached security officials

9.1% Yes 1
 
 
90.9% No 10

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

81.8% Afraid of retaliation 9
 
45.5% Didn’t know what to do 5
 

Remedies desired from government

90.9% Monetary compensation to family 10
 
81.8% Employment 9
 
72.7% Truth commission 8
 
54.5% Investigations into abuses 6
 
9.1% Desire nothing from government 1
 
9.1% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 1
 

Year & District  

District

100.0% Firozpur 11
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
18.2% 1984 2
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
0.0% 1986 0
 
9.1% 1987 1
 
18.2% 1988 2
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
9.1% 1990 1
 
9.1% 1991 1
 
36.4% 1992 4
 
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