A form three girl from Laikipia County has committed a suicide after a bitter argument with the mother over a mobile phone.
The pangani Girls High School is said to have jumped into Kiriti dam in Laikipia West when the mother confronted her over a phone she had forbidden to use.
It was a double tragedy as her elder brother aged 30 years who came to her rescue also drowned,this is according to information by People Daily Newspaper.
Better ways to prevent suicide
Area County Commissioner Hezron Nyamberi had left a suicide note explaining reason to why she decided to commit suicide.
“She jumped into nearby dam and when his brother came to rescue he also drowned but the effort to retrieve the bodies are underway,”he said.
He urged youths to always seek advice from elders and avoid take their own action.
During the Corona pandemic much has happened to school going students where also cases of early pregnancy has also been reported.