Jaitu

District: Faridkot

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


27 documented cases in Jaitu Subdistrict

Bargari, 2 cases
Dod, 3
Gurusar, 1
Madhak, 1
Sarawan, 3

Key statistics for documented cases in Jaitu Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 27
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

48.1% Not married 13
 
 
51.9% Married 14

If married, did the victim have children?

37.0% Yes 10
 
 
7.4% No 2


Total children surviving victims: 39


Religion

96.3% Sikh 26
 
 
3.7% Non-Sikh 1

Caste

74.1% Jat 20
 
 
25.9% Non-Jat 7

Age

59.3% 18-33 16
 
25.9% 34-49 7
 
7.4% 50-64 2
 
3.7% 65+ 1
 
3.7% Age unknown 1
 

Education

44.4% No education 12
 
14.8% Primary school 4
 
7.4% Middle school 2
 
25.9% High school 7
 
3.7% Some college 1
 
3.7% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

55.6% Farmer/agriculture 15
 
18.5% Day labourer 5
 
7.4% Student 2
 
7.4% Shopkeeper 2
 
3.7% Unemployed 1
 
14.8% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 27
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

55.6% Yes 15
 
 
44.4% No 12

Prior torture

25.9% Yes 7
 
 
29.6% No 8

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

81.5% Yes 22
 
 
18.5% No 5

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

18.8% Yes 3
 
 
100.0% No 16

Witnesses to abduction

59.3% Yes 16
 

Victim abduction location

37.0% Victim’s residence 10
 
11.1% Friend/relative's residence 3
 
7.4% Police station 2
 
3.7% Bus station/stand 1
 
3.7% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
3.7% Shop/market 1
 
14.8% Other 4
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

55.6% Yes 15
 
 
22.2% No 6

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

14.8% Gave no response 4
 
14.8% Denied involvement 4
 
3.7% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 1
 
3.7% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

3.7% Yes 1
 
 
66.7% No 18

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

74.1% Extrajudicial executions 20
 
 
25.9% Enforced disappearances 7

Number of victims per family

63.0% 1 victim 17
 
37.0% 2 victims 10
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 27

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

14.8% Cremated the body 4
 
3.7% Dumped body in canal or river 1
 

Security forces returned body

14.8% Yes 4
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
59.3% No 16
 

Condition of corpse, if known

3.7% Missing hair from head or face 1
 
3.7% Cuts/wounds 1
 
3.7% Bullet wounds 1
 
3.7% Broken bones 1
 
3.7% Missing fingernails 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

51.9% Yes 14
 
 
11.1% No 3

Security forces uniformed

106.2% Yes 17
 
 
12.5% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

81.5% Punjab Police 22
 
3.7% CRPF 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

70.4% Punjab police 19
 
3.7% Black cat 1
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

37.0% Combatant 10
 
 
63.0% Non-combatant 17

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

14.8% Yes 4
 
 
44.4% No 12

If provided support, support was voluntary

14.8% Yes 4
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

18.5% Yes 5
 
 
81.5% No 22

Approached security officials

37.0% Yes 10
 
 
63.0% No 17

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

70.4% Afraid of retaliation 19
 
14.8% Didn’t know what to do 4
 
7.4% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 
3.7% Couldn’t afford 1
 

Remedies desired from government

70.4% Monetary compensation to family 19
 
59.3% Employment 16
 
44.4% Truth commission 12
 
29.6% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 8
 
25.9% Investigations into abuses 7
 
11.1% Desire nothing from government 3
 
11.1% Memorial for victims 3
 
7.4% Rehabilitation services to family members 2
 
3.7% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 

Time & Place  

District

100.0% Faridkot 27
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
3.7% 1986 1
 
7.4% 1987 2
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
7.4% 1989 2
 
11.1% 1990 3
 
22.2% 1991 6
 
29.6% 1992 8
 
18.5% 1993 5
 
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