It was their each day routine to attempt to attain him over telephone, after Sadman Sakif Rafi went lacking on January 13 this 12 months.
On the 14th day since he could not be traced, the household once more known as his quantity and this time a lady answered, saying she didn’t know Rafi however discovered the SIM card at Hatirjheel lake whereas cleansing the realm.
Knowledgeable by the household, legislation enforcers interrogated the lady however couldn’t discover any clue resulting in Rafi, his mom Monowara Hossain mentioned.
After ready for 3 extra weeks, Monowara yesterday thought there may be clues within the Hatirjheel lake space as her son’s SIM card was discovered there.
She did handle to hint him — his corpse unclaimed and already buried.
A physique was recovered from Hatirjheel lake on January 14, a day after Rafi went lacking.
“I believed my son went via Hatirjheel as his SIM card was there. I made a decision to search for my son and ask everybody, even muggers within the space, exhibiting his pictures,” she instructed The Every day Star.
The mom went to Hatirjheel police for assist. A police officer listened to her and confirmed some pictures of an unclaimed physique they recovered.
“The physique within the pictures was swollen however nonetheless I discovered similarity with my son. Then they introduced his garments and footwear [police preserved them as evidence],” she mentioned.
“The footwear belonged to my son. He left the home sporting the footwear on January 13. My son was killed that night time,” the sobbing mom mentioned.
“Legislation enforcers couldn’t determine the physique, and it was left unclaimed for a month on the hospital… What is the distance between Hatirjheel and Bhatara police stations?” she requested.
“Legislation enforcers repeatedly instructed us that my son may need joined a militant group. They instructed us that my son may be taking coaching. I repeatedly instructed them that he may by no means be part of a militant group… My son went to Allah one and a half months in the past,” she mentioned.
“What an unlucky mom I’m that I can not see my son’s physique,” she lamented.
The household is now making an attempt to find Rafi’s grave with the assistance of Anjuman Mufidul Islam which buried the physique.