MPANDAWANA – A 14-year old girl believed to be a sex worker died in the early hours of on Monday after being strangled allegedly by her boyfriend.
The girl was reportedly eight-month pregnant.
Police in Masvingo acknowledged receiving a report to that effect though they said the details were still scant.
The girl, who was identified as Sekufile Dhewa, of House Number 241 Hwiru, died reportedly after an argument with the boyfriend.
Police in Gutu collected the deceased's body on Tuesday afternoon for a post mortem.
Sources say Dhewa went to Gulamu Nightclub at around 23:00 hrs on Sunday, then proceeded to Emagumeni Nightclub at around 03:00 hrs before coming back home at around 04:00 hrs the following morning.
Soon after coming back home, a heated argument between her and the said boyfriend began, with the girl later sending out a loud wail of distress.
It is further said later that morning, suspicious neighbours who had come to check on the girl discovered that she was dead.
The neighbours reportedly found her lifeless body lying on the bed with a pillow covering her face, with used condoms on the floor and some ARVs beside her.local