Faridkot

District: Faridkot

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


35 documented cases in Faridkot Subdistrict

Kauni, 2
Khara, 2
Kingra, 4
Madahar, 2
Maur, 1
Sibbian, 2
Sirsari, 1
Thara, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Faridkot Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 35
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

60.0% Not married 21
 
 
40.0% Married 14

If married, did the victim have children?

34.3% Yes 12
 
 
2.9% No 1


Total children surviving victims: 43


Religion

100.0% Sikh 35
 

Caste

85.7% Jat 30
 
 
14.3% Non-Jat 5

Age

2.9% 0-17 1
 
65.7% 18-33 23
 
17.1% 34-49 6
 
11.4% 50-64 4
 

Education

22.9% No education 8
 
14.3% Primary school 5
 
14.3% Middle school 5
 
40.0% High school 14
 
5.7% College degree 2
 
2.9% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

60.0% Farmer/agriculture 21
 
17.1% Student 6
 
2.9% Day labourer 1
 
2.9% Shopkeeper 1
 
25.7% Other 9
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 35
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

54.3% Yes 19
 
 
45.7% No 16

Prior torture

45.7% Yes 16
 
 
8.6% No 3

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

57.1% Yes 20
 
 
42.9% No 15

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

40.0% Yes 4
 
 
80.0% No 8

Witnesses to abduction

28.6% Yes 10
 
 
11.4% No 4

Victim abduction location

11.4% Friend/relative's residence 4
 
8.6% Victim’s residence 3
 
5.7% Bus station/stand 2
 
5.7% Police station 2
 
2.9% Shop/market 1
 
2.9% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
2.9% Roadside 1
 
11.4% Other 4
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

54.3% Yes 19
 
 
2.9% No 1

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

17.1% Gave no response 6
 
8.6% Denied involvement 3
 
5.7% Told family to go to another police station 2
 
2.9% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 
2.9% Victim had escaped 1
 
2.9% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

11.4% Yes 4
 
 
42.9% No 15

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

91.4% Extrajudicial executions 32
 
 
8.6% Enforced disappearances 3

Number of victims per family

68.6% 1 victim 24
 
17.1% 2 victims 6
 
14.3% 3 victims 5
 

Related incidents

11.4% Genuine encounters in family 4
 
 
88.6% No genuine encounters in family 31

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

25.7% Cremated the body 9
 
2.9% Dumped body in canal or river 1
 

Security forces returned body

17.1% Yes 6
 
2.9% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 1
 
71.4% No 25
 

Condition of corpse, if known

8.6% Bullet wounds 3
 
8.6% Cuts/wounds 3
 
5.7% Missing hair from head or face 2
 
2.9% Broken bones 1
 
2.9% Missing fingernails 1
 
2.9% Other 1
 
2.9% Bruises 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

71.4% Yes 25
 
 
17.1% No 6

Security forces uniformed

130.0% Yes 13
 
 
10.0% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

48.6% Punjab Police 17
 
8.6% CRPF 3
 
5.7% Other 2
 
2.9% BSF 1
 
2.9% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

74.3% Punjab police 26
 
20.0% Black cat 7
 
8.6% CRPF 3
 
2.9% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

62.9% Combatant 22
 
 
34.3% Non-combatant 12

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

11.4% Yes 4
 
 
20.0% No 7

If provided support, support was voluntary

11.4% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

14.3% Yes 5
 
 
85.7% No 30

Approached security officials

28.6% Yes 10
 
 
71.4% No 25

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

82.9% Afraid of retaliation 29
 
14.3% Believed it would have been ineffective 5
 
14.3% Didn’t know what to do 5
 
5.7% Couldn’t afford 2
 

Remedies desired from government

80.0% Monetary compensation to family 28
 
77.1% Employment 27
 
62.9% Truth commission 22
 
54.3% Investigations into abuses 19
 
31.4% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 11
 
20.0% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 7
 
11.4% Memorial for victims 4
 
11.4% Rehabilitation services to family members 4
 
2.9% Desire nothing from government 1
 

Year & District  

District

100.0% Faridkot 35
 

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
 
5.7% 1987 2
 
8.6% 1988 3
 
34.3% 1989 12
 
20.0% 1990 7
 
2.9% 1991 1
 
17.1% 1992 6
 
8.6% 1993 3
 
2.9% 1994 1
 
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