Pregnant teenager drank poison and blamed grandma in suicide note

 17-year-old girl, Temitope Saka, has died after drinking insecticide, Sniper, in the Igando area of Lagos State. it was learnt that the victim’s mother died when she was three years old.

A source explained that Saka, who was the only child of her parents, was taken to her grandmother’s house on Mofoluwasho Close, Alhaji Ede bus stop, Igando.
The source said, “She had been living with her grandma since her mother died. The grandma is a trader in Ikotun, where the girl met her boyfriend, who is also a trader.
“There were times that the girl brought the man home and he spent the night with her because the grandma went for vigils.”
Another source said when the victim became pregnant, her grandma insisted she packed out of the house.
“The woman insisted that she packed to her boyfriend’s house. She threw out her luggage and chased her away,” he said.
It was learnt that the victim drank the poison last Wednesday and began foaming in the mouth at her boyfriend’s house.
She was said to have been rushed to the Igando General Hospital where she died.
Her boyfriend, who saw the suicide note, was said to have reported the incident to the police.
A resident said, “The girl and the boyfriend loved each other. The man did not even reject the pregnancy.
“The grandma probably chased her away because she could not stand the shame that the girl got pregnant out of wedlock.


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