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Woman commits suicide; streams act on Facebook Live

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A woman allegedly committed

by herself and streamed the entire episode on Live in West Bengal's South 24 district, the police said today.

According to a senior district police officer, the

18-year-old woman, a resident of Sonarpur's Bayedepara area, streamed the entire incident on Live video with another person on the other side reportedly her boyfriend.

The woman's behaviour changed drastically after she returned home on Saturday evening after meeting her alleged boyfriend, who had called her over the phone, the said.

"The woman's mother claimed that she was silent when she returned home," the said.

The deceased's mother, who works as a at a nearby hospital, left the house by 6:30 pm on Saturday, the police said, adding the victim was alone in the house as her brother and father were also out for work.

"On Sunday morning, when she did not wake up till 8 am, her mother became suspicious and on looking inside the house found her daughter's body from the ceiling fan," the said.

"Later, it was found that victim had gone live on while taking the extreme step," he said, adding a probe has been initiated into the matter.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 00:11 IST