A 14-year-old pregnant student, Anita Haledu Dorowa, a resident of Angwan Dorowa,Gbuja village, Andaha, Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has committed suicide.
The teenager was rushed to the hospital moments later where it was discovered that she drank herbicide.
All efforts by the hospital to save her life were futile as she died in the early hours of Tuesday, 14th July, 2020.
A source who pleaded anonymity told newsmen that Anita got pregnant for her boyfriend, who is also a resident of Andaha, during the COVID-19 lockdown.
According to the source, her father who later found out about the pregnancy, out of anger beat her up mercilessly.
The source revealed that on Saturday, neighbors came rushing to her room after they heard a loud cry, she was found struggling and holding her stomach while gasping for air.
She had since being buried at her family residence in Angwan Dorowa, Gbuja village, Andaha.