Ghana: SHS student dies after an abortion

Ghana: SHS student dies after an abortion

A 19-year-old student at Dormaa Senior High School has died in distressing circumstances related to a suspected abortion in Jericho, a suburb of Dormaa Ahenkro, Ghana.

“The vcitm had complained of severe abdominal pains earlier in the day”, according to her mother.

The deceased later revealed that she was given a medication by the suspect in an attempt to terminate the pregnancy.

Despite being rushed to Dormaa Presbyterian Hospital for urgent medical care she tragically succumbed to her condition shortly after her arrival.

The suspect was apprehended, cautioned, and detained pending further legal proceedings.

An active investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deceased untimely demise is currently underway.

The tragic incident has sent shockwaves through the community, prompting heightened scrutiny over matters of reproductive health, abortion practices, and the broader implications for the welfare and safety of young individuals.

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