A 16-year-old girl committed suicide in Kisii County after her parents objected to her love affair with her 21-year-old boyfriend.
The girl is said to have taken poison at Mwamokoro village, Boige Location, in South Mugirango Constituency after her mother confronted her while in the company of her boyfriend who is a boda boda rider.
The parents had warned their school-going daughter against the relationship.
The deceased is said to have made it a habit of meeting the boyfriend in a nearby house that is still under construction.
The girl’s parents had already filed a court case against the said boyfriend.
The deceased is said to have taken poison in her parents’ house.
Her body was taken to Tabaka Mission Hospital morgue.
By Frank Akunga