Fazilka

District: Firozpur

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


12 documented cases in Fazilka Subdistrict

Key statistics for documented cases in Fazilka Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 12
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

58.3% Not married 7
 
 
41.7% Married 5

If married, did the victim have children?

41.7% Yes 5
 


Total children surviving victims: 19


Religion

100.0% Sikh 12
 

Caste

50.0% Non-Jat 6
 
 
50.0% Jat 6

Age

16.7% 0-17 2
 
58.3% 18-33 7
 
25.0% 34-49 3
 

Education

33.3% No education 4
 
41.7% Primary school 5
 
8.3% Middle school 1
 
8.3% High school 1
 
8.3% Some college 1
 

Employment

50.0% Farmer/agriculture 6
 
25.0% Day labourer 3
 
25.0% Other 3
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 12
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

33.3% Yes 4
 
 
66.7% No 8

Prior torture

25.0% Yes 3
 
 
8.3% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

66.7% Yes 8
 
 
33.3% No 4

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

25.0% Yes 2
 
 
50.0% No 4

Witnesses to abduction

66.7% Yes 8
 

Victim abduction location

25.0% Friend/relative's residence 3
 
25.0% Victim’s residence 3
 
8.3% Roadside 1
 
8.3% Bus station/stand 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

50.0% Yes 6
 
 
16.7% No 2

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

8.3% Gave no response 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
58.3% No 7

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

100.0% Extrajudicial executions 12
 
 
0.0% Enforced disappearances 0

Number of victims per family

83.3% 1 victim 10
 
16.7% 2 victims 2
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 12

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

25.0% Cremated the body 3
 

Security forces returned body

16.7% Yes 2
 
8.3% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 1
 
75.0% No 9
 

Condition of corpse, if known

25.0% Bullet wounds 3
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

91.7% Yes 11
 
 
8.3% No 1

Security forces uniformed

87.5% Yes 7
 
 
0.0% No 0

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

66.7% Punjab Police 8
 
8.3% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

91.7% Punjab police 11
 
8.3% CRPF 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

8.3% Combatant 1
 
 
91.7% Non-combatant 11

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

8.3% Yes 1
 
 
75.0% No 9

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
8.3% No 1

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

16.7% Yes 2
 
 
83.3% No 10

Approached security officials

8.3% Yes 1
 
 
91.7% No 11

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

83.3% Afraid of retaliation 10
 
41.7% Didn’t know what to do 5
 

Remedies desired from government

91.7% Monetary compensation to family 11
 
83.3% Employment 10
 
75.0% Truth commission 9
 
50.0% Investigations into abuses 6
 
8.3% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 1
 
8.3% Desire nothing from government 1
 

Time & Place  

District

100.0% Firozpur 12
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
16.7% 1984 2
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
0.0% 1986 0
 
8.3% 1987 1
 
16.7% 1988 2
 
8.3% 1989 1
 
8.3% 1990 1
 
8.3% 1991 1
 
33.3% 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