A 14-year-old secondary school girl identified as Anita Haledu Ibrahim, has allegedly committed suicide after she was reportedly beaten by her dad.
According to reports, the incident happened in Angwan Dorowa, Gbuja village, Andaha, Nasarawa state.
According to reports, the deceased, an SS1 student of Government Science School, Andaha, drank some amount of herbicide on Saturday, 11th July, 2020 and was rushed to a hospital where she died this morning .
A family source disclosed that when Anita got pregnant for her boyfriend during the COVID-19 lockdown, her father allegedly severely beat her after finding out about it.
When the guy discovered that Anita was pregnant, he sneaked out of the village to Abuja but Anita’s parents made efforts to contact him and he accepted responsibility, expressing willingness to marry her.
It was learnt the lady decided to take her life after her father, Haledu Ibrahim, discovered the pregnancy and beat her.
She died at the early hours of Tuesday.
At the time of filling this report, preparations were ongoing for her burial. It is not reported whether the boyfriend who absconded has returned to the village before the teenager’s demise.