Pregnant SS1 student commits suicide

Anita Haledu Dorowa, a 14-year-old resident of Angwan Dorowa, Gbuja village, Andaha, Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has committed suicide.

The deceased, an SS1 student of Government Science School Andaha, is said to have drank herbicide on Saturday, 11 July, 2020 which resulted to her death.

A source said that Anita got pregnant for her boyfriend, who is also a resident of Andaha, during the COVID-19 lockdown.

According to the source, the father who later found out about the pregnancy, out of anger beat her up severely.

The source revealed that on Saturday, neighbors came rushing to her room after they heard a loud cry and she was found struggling and holding her stomach while gasping for breath.

The teenager was rushed to the hospital moment later where it was discovered that she drank herbicide.

All efforts by the hospital staff to save her life proved abortive as she died in the early hours of today, Tuesday, 14 July, 2020.

-Dedeigbo Ayodeji

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