Bullied on Facebook, teen kills self over harassment
Kolkata: Cyber bullying took an ugly turn, when an 18 year-old school girl committed suicide after her online friend uploaded morphed picture on Facebook.
The victim, a class eleven girl student killed herself by hanging herself at her resident in Kolkata. In her six pages suicide note that formed the basis of the police case, stated that her “Online Friend” Faisal Imam Khan — a 26-year-old college student became friends on the social networking site few months back, but for some reasons the girl started having second thoughts and started ignoring him.
Faisal in a revenge started defaming her in public by threatening and harassing her on Facebook. He created a fake Facebook profile using her name where he posted obscene and morphed photos of her along with the girl’s cellphone number, saying she was ‘seeking friends’ and was ‘open to relationships’.
Faisal along with his friends has been charged with abetment to suicide and sections of the IT Act.
An 18 year-old school girl committed suicide after her online friend uploaded morphed picture on Facebook