“Where is Aisy… where is Aisy? Aisy is gone… please forgive daddy Aisy, ” these were the heart-breaking words constantly repeated by grieving Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) footballer Muhammad Syafiq Ahmad, 25, whose infant son was killed in an accident along the North-South Expressway on Sunday morning (Dec 6).
“He is still in shock and has difficulties in coming to terms with what happened. He weeps each time he is approached by family members and friends. He refused to speak to anyone who called him on the phone. He is just devastated,” said Muhammad Zulfadhli, Syafiq’s younger brother.
Meanwhile, it was equally heart-breaking, if not more, to see Muhammad Syafiq’s wife, Nur Amalina Nur Ain, 25, who sustained serious injuries in the accident, given the opportunity to kiss her newborn son for the last time.
Muhammad Aisy Saqeef and his grandmother, Zainab’s remains were brought to Seberang Jaya Hospital (HSJ) to give Nur Amalina, who was treated at the hospital for serious injuries, a chance to see her son and mother for the last time.
Injured Nur Amalina was wheeled to the HSJ’s Forensic Unit where she was given about 20 minutes to spend time with her son and was seen caressing and stroking him several times. She was also given the opportunity to pay her last respects to her mother Zainab.
In the 5.30am incident, Muhammad Aisy Saqeef, Zainab and the family’s Indonesian helper Titik Sukamti, 30, were killed in the accident.
Nur Amalina was seriously injured while Muhammad Syafiq and his daughter Aaira Nur Saffiyya, two, sustained minor injuries.
It was believed that the accident occurred when Muhammad Syafiq who was driving a Toyota Vellfire with his family members, lost control of the vehicle before it skidded and crashed into the guardrail as he was trying to evade an animal crossing the highway at Sungai Bakap.
They were buried in one grave at the Kampung Bukit Murai Muslim Cemetery.
SOURCE : BERNAMA