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 51
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

70.6% Not married 36
 
 
29.4% Married 15

If married, did the victim have children?

25.5% Yes 13
 
 
3.9% No 2


Total children surviving victims: 37


Religion

94.1% Sikh 48
 
 
5.9% Non-Sikh 3

Caste

52.9% Jat 27
 
 
47.1% Non-Jat 24

Age

7.8% 0-17 4
 
72.5% 18-33 37
 
9.8% 34-49 5
 
2.0% 50-64 1
 
3.9% 65+ 2
 

Education

29.4% No education 15
 
11.8% Primary school 6
 
19.6% Middle school 10
 
37.3% High school 19
 
2.0% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

43.1% Farmer/agriculture 22
 
27.5% Day labourer 14
 
7.8% Driver (bus/truck/car) 4
 
3.9% Unemployed 2
 
2.0% Student 1
 
2.0% Mechanic 1
 
27.5% Other 14
 

Urban / Rural

94.1% Rural 48
 
 
5.9% Urban 3

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

54.9% Yes 28
 
 
45.1% No 23

Prior torture

33.3% Yes 17
 
 
21.6% No 11

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

80.4% Yes 41
 
 
11.8% No 6

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

24.2% Yes 8
 
 
75.8% No 25

Witnesses to abduction

64.7% Yes 33
 
 
2.0% No 1

Victim abduction location

29.4% Victim’s residence 15
 
13.7% Friend/relative's residence 7
 
7.8% Roadside 4
 
7.8% Village fields 4
 
2.0% Village drain 1
 
2.0% Shop/market 1
 
13.7% Other 7
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

41.2% Yes 21
 
 
39.2% No 20

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

33.3% Told family to go to another police station 17
 
13.7% Gave no response 7
 
5.9% Victim had escaped 3
 
5.9% Other 3
 
3.9% Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation 2
 
3.9% Denied involvement 2
 
2.0% Admitted custody only 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

2.0% Yes 1
 
 
72.5% No 37

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

54.9% Extrajudicial executions 28
 
 
45.1% Enforced disappearances 23

Number of victims per family

84.3% 1 victim 43
 
9.8% 2 victims 5
 
2.0% 3 victims 1
 
3.9% 4 victims 2
 

Related incidents

5.9% Genuine encounters in family 3
 
 
94.1% No genuine encounters in family 48

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

11.8% Cremated the body 6
 

Security forces returned body

5.9% Yes 3
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
49.0% No 25
 

Condition of corpse, if known

3.9% Other 2
 
3.9% Bullet wounds 2
 
2.0% Bruises 1
 
2.0% Missing fingernails 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

39.2% Yes 20
 
 
23.5% No 12

Security forces uniformed

87.9% Yes 29
 
 
6.1% No 2

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

78.4% Punjab Police 40
 
5.9% CRPF 3
 
3.9% Other 2
 
2.0% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 
2.0% Black cat 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

54.9% Punjab police 28
 
3.9% Criminal Investigation Agency 2
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

21.6% Combatant 11
 
 
76.5% Non-combatant 39

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

13.7% Yes 7
 
 
58.8% No 30

If provided support, support was voluntary

9.8% Yes 5
 
 
3.9% No 2

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

21.6% Yes 11
 
 
78.4% No 40

Approached security officials

60.8% Yes 31
 
 
39.2% No 20

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

58.8% Afraid of retaliation 30
 
58.8% Didn’t know what to do 30
 
45.1% Couldn’t afford 23
 
3.9% Believed it would have been ineffective 2
 
2.0% Not applicable 1
 
2.0% Other 1
 

Remedies desired from government

92.2% Truth commission 47
 
86.3% Investigations into abuses 44
 
68.6% Monetary compensation to family 35
 
64.7% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 33
 
60.8% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 31
 
56.9% Employment 29
 
11.8% Memorial for victims 6
 
5.9% Rehabilitation services to family members 3
 

Time & Place  

District

100.0% Bathinda 51
 

Year

0.0% 1981 0
 
0.0% 1982 0
 
0.0% 1983 0
 
0.0% 1984 0
 
0.0% 1985 0
 
2.0% 1986 1
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
2.0% 1989 1
 
5.9% 1990 3
 
13.7% 1991 7
 
39.2% 1992 20
 
11.8% 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