Rajpura

District: Patiala

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


11 documented cases in Rajpura Subdistrict

Akkar, 1 case
Bhapal, 1
Bivipur, 1
Pandtan, 1
Suhron, 1

Key statistics for documented cases in Rajpura Subdistrict

Victim Demographics 

Gender

100.0% Male 11
 
 
0.0% Female 0

Marital status

54.5% Not married 6
 
 
45.5% Married 5

If married, did the victim have children?

27.3% Yes 3
 
 
18.2% No 2


Total children surviving victims: 6


Religion

100.0% Sikh 11
 

Caste

54.5% Non-Jat 6
 
 
45.5% Jat 5

Age

9.1% 0-17 1
 
81.8% 18-33 9
 
9.1% 50-64 1
 

Education

9.1% No education 1
 
18.2% Primary school 2
 
27.3% Middle school 3
 
36.4% High school 4
 
9.1% Vocational degree 1
 

Employment

18.2% Farmer/agriculture 2
 
18.2% Day labourer 2
 
9.1% Unemployed 1
 
9.1% Shopkeeper 1
 
45.5% Other 5
 

Urban / Rural

72.7% Rural 8
 
 
27.3% Urban 3

Abduction, Detention, & Torture 

Prior detentions

63.6% Yes 7
 
 
36.4% No 4

Prior torture

54.5% Yes 6
 
 
9.1% No 1

Abduction preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

90.9% Yes 10
 
 
0.0% No 0

Security officials informed witnesses where they were taking the victim

16.7% Yes 1
 
 
50.0% No 3

Witnesses to abduction

54.5% Yes 6
 
 
9.1% No 1

Victim abduction location

9.1% Village fields 1
 
9.1% Victim’s residence 1
 
9.1% Roadside 1
 
9.1% Friend/relative's residence 1
 
9.1% Police station 1
 
9.1% Shop/market 1
 
9.1% Bus station/stand 1
 
9.1% Other 1
 

Detention facility type

Data forthcoming


Preceding detention location known

54.5% Yes 6
 
 
36.4% No 4

Witnesses to detention preceding enforced disappearance/extrajudicial execution

Data forthcoming


Security official response to victim status

18.2% Denied involvement 2
 
9.1% Gave no response 1
 
9.1% Other 1
 

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

9.1% Yes 1
 
 
81.8% No 9

Enforced Disappearances vs. Extrajudicial Executions 

Classification

81.8% Extrajudicial executions 9
 
 
18.2% Enforced disappearances 2

Number of victims per family

100.0% 1 victim 11
 

Related incidents

0.0% Genuine encounters in family 0
 
 
100.0% No genuine encounters in family 11

Body Disposal 

Body disposal by security forces


Security forces returned body

27.3% Yes 3
 
0.0% Yes, but forced immediate cremation 0
 
54.5% No 6
 

Condition of corpse, if known

18.2% Bullet wounds 2
 

Security Forces Implicated 

Names of involved security officials known

36.4% Yes 4
 
 
45.5% No 5

Security forces uniformed

83.3% Yes 5
 
 
16.7% No 1

Type(s) of security forces involved in abduction

81.8% Punjab Police 9
 
9.1% Criminal Investigation Agency 1
 

Type(s) of security forces involved in extrajudicial execution

72.7% Punjab police 8
 

Militancy Involvement 

Combatant status

45.5% Combatant 5
 
 
18.2% Non-combatant 2

Non-combatant, provided support to militants

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
9.1% No 1

If provided support, support was voluntary

0.0% Yes 0
 
 
0.0% No 0

Remedies & Impact 

Approached court or commission

18.2% Yes 2
 
 
81.8% No 9

Approached security officials

27.3% Yes 3
 
 
72.7% No 8

Reason the family did not pursue any kind of action

81.8% Afraid of retaliation 9
 
27.3% Couldn’t afford 3
 
18.2% Didn’t know what to do 2
 
9.1% Not applicable 1
 

Remedies desired from government

90.9% Truth commission 10
 
72.7% Monetary compensation to family 8
 
54.5% Employment 6
 
45.5% Criminal sanctions against those responsible 5
 
45.5% Investigations into abuses 5
 
27.3% Memorial for victims 3
 
18.2% Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths 2
 

Year & District 

District

100.0% Patiala 11
 

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
 
18.2% 1988 2
 
0.0% 1989 0
 
18.2% 1990 2
 
27.3% 1991 3
 
0.0% 1992 0
 
27.3% 1993 3
 
9.1% 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
 
0.0% Date Unknown 0