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But he provides no new insight into the Bhutto murder case which eventually led to the former prime minister’s hanging.
Bhutto Ke Aakhri 323 Din
The book falls short. In fact, most of these details had already appeared in the Pakistani press in bits and pieces.
Certain incidents about how Benazir and her mother were treated by jail authorities is shocking and reflects an attitude of vindictiveness. Two warders lifted him from his arms while the two other lifted his legs.
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His bands were placed behind his back and he was handcuffed again. The warders lifted the strecher and brought him where he had to be hanged.
True, Rafi gives a very detailed account of the security arrangements, of Bhutto’s visitors, and how many times his wife Nusrat or daughter Benazir met him.
Excerpt The jail superintendent ordered four warders to lift Bhutto.
Rafi’s first-hand narrative was expected to be revelatory in many ways. While he was being taken out of the cell, his waist was almost touching the ground. The only new aspect which emerges is that General Zia-ul-Haq, in league with the Pakistani Army establishment, had decided to deliberately humiliate the Bhuttos. Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. A warder helped him to stand on a wooden plank. September 5, Do You Like This Story?
One specific instance is when Benazir was stopped from taking a birthday cake to her father’s cell. Even sections of the Indian press had reproduced much of it.
Book review: Colonel Rafiuddin’s ‘Bhutto Ke Akhri 323 Din’
Meanwhile, hangman Tara Masih covered his face with a mask. His shirt was crushed under the warders’ shoes. Soon he was handcuffed. A few moments later I moved close to his body which was shaking with the jerk but I could feel that he was already dead.
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But the book disappoints, failing to shed any new light either on Bhutto’s security in Rawalpindi jail or about his state of mind during those last tense days. More in the manner of a bureaucrat, the colonel sticks to what he had observed as the security in-charge. Now share the story Nhutto bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments.
Still, Colonel Rafi’s account is poignant and moving.