A form three student at Eveline High School in Bulawayo gave birth at a laboratory during lunch break on Tuesday. However, the baby died after delivery before an ambulance called in by school authorities arrived.
School authorities are mum on the issue but several girls at the school confirm the incident.
"It was well known to her classmates that she was pregnant. During lunchtime she went to the lab and gave birth" said one student.
Bulawayo police spokesperson Mandlenkosi Moyo said they could only know of the incident if it involved crime or abortion.
Meanwhile, In an unprecedented case of juvenile delinquency, last year 15 students from Eveline Girls High School reportedly tortured other students by flogging as well as forcing them to drink urine.
Operating under a gang name: "NguX Ongasolveki" – the students, whose names are withheld for legal reasons, dragged other pupils at the school to the toilets were they "baptized" them in chambers and forced them to gulp "their" urine.
Students that resisted or survived the baptism and urine booze persecution were later subjected to several sjambok stripes after school at a nearby park. The torture outside school was done jointly and severally with a gang sharing the same name and objectives from Milton Boys High School situated about two kilometers from the girls' school.
Still on Eveline Girls High School, one of the most well known schools in Bulawayo, a notorious gang of 15 students from this school was arrested for practicing lesbian sex. The girls, whose ages ranged from 15 to 17 were picked up by police officers from Bulawayo Central police after school authorities reported the matter to police and were detained for the whole day before released in their parents' custody.