18 Aug 2018
Punjab: Woman commits suicide after breakup, live-streams on Instagram
An 18-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide after being jilted by her boyfriend and live-streamed it on social media.
The woman, identified as Manisha from Hoshiarpur, was living in a rented accommodation in Mansa Devi Nagar area in Phagwara district of Punjab.
She hung herself to death in her room late on Thursday night and live-streamed the scene of her suicide on Instagram.
A suicide note has been found in her room
A note found in Manisha's room mentions that she committed suicide due to unrequited love and betrayal by her boyfriend.
The name, Inder, was mentioned in the note as her lover. But the whereabouts of Inder wasn't mentioned.
"Manisha was staying here in search of a job. We have taken possession of her mobile and will study call details for further action," police said.
Woman's father is an NRI and settled in France
The woman's body was kept in the mortuary of civil hospital. Her father is an NRI while her mother died sometime back. "We have informed the father about the tragedy. A case under relevant Sections of IPC was registered against the lover," police said.