Rampura Phul

District: Bathinda

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


Key statistics for documented cases in Rampura Phul Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 53
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

71.7% Not married 38
 
 
28.3% Married 15

If married, did the victim have children?

24.5% Yes 13
 
 
3.8% No 2


Total children surviving victims: 37


Religion

94.3% Sikh 50
 
 
5.7% Non-Sikh 3

Caste

50.9% Jat 27
 
 
49.1% Non-Jat 26

Age

7.5% 0-17 4
 
73.6% 18-33 39
 
9.4% 34-49 5
 
1.9% 50-64 1
 
3.8% 65+ 2
 

Education

28.3% No education 15
 
11.3% Primary school 6
 
20.8% Middle school 11
 
37.7% High school 20
 
1.9% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

41.5% Farmer/agriculture 22
 
26.4% Day labourer 14
 
9.4% Driver (bus/truck/car) 5
 
3.8% Unemployed 2
 
1.9% Student 1
 
1.9% Shopkeeper 1
 
1.9% Mechanic 1
 
26.4% Other 14
 

Urban / Rural

94.3% Rural 50
 
 
5.7% Urban 3

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

52.8% Yes 28
 
 
47.2% No 25

Prior torture

32.1% Yes 17
 
 
20.8% No 11

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

83.0% Yes 44
 
 
11.3% No 6

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

22.9% Yes 8
 
 
74.3% No 26

Witnesses to abduction

66.0% Yes 35
 
 
3.8% No 2

Victim abduction location

30.2% Victim’s residence 16
 
13.2% Friend/relative's residence 7
 
9.4% Roadside 5
 
7.5% Village fields 4
 
1.9% Village drain 1
 
1.9% Shop/market 1
 
13.2% Other 7
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

41.5% Yes 22
 
 
41.5% No 22

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

32.1% Told family to go to another police station 17
 
13.2% Gave no response 7
 
5.7% Denied involvement 3
 
5.7% Other 3
 
5.7% Victim had escaped 3
 
3.8% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 2
 
3.8% Admitted custody only 2
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

1.9% Yes 1
 
 
73.6% No 39

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

56.6% Extrajudicial executions 30
 
 
43.4% Enforced disappearances 23

Number of victims per family

84.9% 1 victim 45
 
9.4% 2 victim 5
 
1.9% 3 victim 1
 
3.8% 4 victim 2
 

Related incidents

5.7% Genuine encounters in family 3
 
 
94.3% No genuine encounters in family 50

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

11.3% Cremated the body 6
 

Security forces returned body

5.7% Yes 3
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
50.9% No 27
 

Condition of corpse, if known

3.8% Other 2
 
3.8% Bullet wounds 2
 
1.9% Bruises 1
 
1.9% Missing fingernails 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

39.6% Yes 21
 
 
24.5% No 13

Security forces uniformed

85.7% Yes 30
 
 
5.7% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

79.2% Punjab Police 42
 
5.7% CRPF 3
 
3.8% Other 2
 
1.9% Black cat 1
 
1.9% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

56.6% Punjab police 30
 
3.8% Criminal Investigation Agency 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

20.8% Combatant 11
 
 
77.4% Non-combatant 41

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

13.2% Yes 7
 
 
58.5% No 31

If provided support, support was voluntary

9.4% Yes 5
 
 
3.8% No 2

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

22.6% Yes 12
 
 
77.4% No 41

Approached security officials

60.4% Yes 32
 
 
39.6% No 21

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

58.5% Afraid of retaliation 31
 
56.6% Didn’t know what to do 30
 
43.4% Couldn’t afford 23
 
3.8% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 
1.9% Other 1
 
1.9% Not applicable 1
 

Remedies desired from government

90.6% Truth commission 48
 
83.0% Investigations into abuses 44
 
67.9% Monetary compensation to family 36
 
64.2% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 34
 
60.4% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 32
 
54.7% Employment 29
 
11.3% Memorial for victims 6
 
5.7% Rehabilitation services to family members 3
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Bathinda 53
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
1.9% 1986 1
 
1.9% 1987 1
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
1.9% 1989 1
 
5.7% 1990 3
 
15.1% 1991 8
 
39.6% 1992 21
 
11.3% 1993 6
 
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
 
22.6% Date Unknown 12