Girl, 13, kills herself over TV remote control

Fight over a television remote control turned tragic after 13-year-old girl committed suicide in Elementaita, Nakuru County.

The teenager got angry after she disagreed with her cousin on what channel to watch.

The girl said to have been living with her aunt at Jogoo area in Elementaita.

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Gilgil OCPD Emmanuel Opur confirmed the Monday night incident.

Her body was taken to Nakuru Municipal Mortuary.

In July 2018, a Standard six pupil from Kigumo in Murang’a County also killed himself after differing with his cousin on what programme to watch on TV.

He hang himself after his cousin switched the television to a vernacular station. They quarreled before the boy stormed out of the family living room. 

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The boy’s mother found his body hanging from the roof of his bedroom later that evening.

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