Talwandi Sabo

District: Bathinda

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


Key statistics for documented cases in Talwandi Sabo Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 19
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

57.9% Not married 11
 
 
42.1% Married 8

If married, did the victim have children?

31.6% Yes 6
 
 
10.5% No 2


Total children surviving victims: 16


Religion

100.0% Sikh 19
 

Caste

68.4% Jat 13
 
 
31.6% Non-Jat 6

Age

89.5% 18-33 17
 
5.3% 34-49 1
 
5.3% 50-64 1
 

Education

26.3% No education 5
 
15.8% Primary school 3
 
5.3% Middle school 1
 
42.1% High school 8
 
5.3% Some college 1
 

Employment

47.4% Farmer/agriculture 9
 
10.5% Student 2
 
10.5% Unemployed 2
 
10.5% Shopkeeper 2
 
21.1% Other 4
 

Urban / Rural

100.0% Rural 19
 
 
0.0% Urban 0

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

57.9% Yes 11
 
 
42.1% No 8

Prior torture

31.6% Yes 6
 
 
26.3% No 5

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

94.7% Yes 18
 
 
5.3% No 1

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

5.9% Yes 1
 
 
82.4% No 14

Witnesses to abduction

89.5% Yes 17
 

Victim abduction location

31.6% Victim’s residence 6
 
15.8% Bus station/stand 3
 
10.5% Friend/relative's residence 2
 
10.5% Roadside 2
 
10.5% Village fields 2
 
5.3% Checkpoint (naka) 1
 
5.3% Police station 1
 
5.3% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

42.1% Yes 8
 
 
52.6% No 10

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

26.3% Gave no response 5
 
5.3% Other 1
 
5.3% Told family to go to another police station 1
 
5.3% Victim killed while trying to escape 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

5.3% Yes 1
 
 
63.2% No 12

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

73.7% Extrajudicial executions 14
 
 
26.3% Enforced disappearances 5

Number of victims per family

78.9% 1 victim 15
 
21.1% 2 victims 4
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 19

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces

5.3% Cremated the body 1
 

Security forces returned body

5.3% Yes 1
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
68.4% No 13
 

Condition of corpse, if known

5.3% Bullet wounds 1
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

73.7% Yes 14
 
 
5.3% No 1

Security forces uniformed

88.2% Yes 15
 
 
5.9% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

94.7% Punjab Police 18
 
15.8% CRPF 3
 
15.8% Criminal Investigation Agency 3
 
5.3% Black cat 1
 
5.3% Other 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

73.7% Punjab police 14
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

21.1% Combatant 4
 
 
78.9% Non-combatant 15

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

10.5% Yes 2
 
 
63.2% No 12

If provided support, support was voluntary

10.5% Yes 2
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

10.5% Yes 2
 
 
89.5% No 17

Approached security officials

42.1% Yes 8
 
 
57.9% No 11

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

84.2% Afraid of retaliation 16
 
42.1% Believed it would have been ineffective 8
 
42.1% Couldn’t afford 8
 
5.3% Didn’t know what to do 1
 

Remedies desired from government

89.5% Truth commission 17
 
73.7% Employment 14
 
57.9% Investigations into abuses 11
 
52.6% Monetary compensation to family 10
 
31.6% Rehabilitation services to family members 6
 
26.3% Criminal Sanctions against those responsible 5
 
5.3% Memorial for victims 1
 
5.3% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 1
 

Year & District  

District

100.0% Bathinda 19
 

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
 
0.0% 1987 0
 
0.0% 1988 0
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
5.3% 1990 1
 
26.3% 1991 5
 
31.6% 1992 6
 
15.8% 1993 3
 
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