Police register case of Badin girl who succumbed to social media blackmailing


BADIN: The police on Tuesday registered murder case of Badin’s girl, who committed suicide by consuming poison after being blackmailed on social media.

The case was registered on the complaint of deceased girl’s father at Tando Ghulam Ali police station.

According to the First Information Report (FIR) registered by the police, Somchand has been named as the main accused, while Mahesh and Ashok were also nominated. Rejecting the allegations, Somchand decided to surrender himself.

It may be noted that Aneela committed suicide by consuming poison as she was being blackmailed on social media by a local boy and his friends over her edited pictures, the family revealed.

A letter – recovered by the deceased’s family – disclosed that the blackmailers had also received Rs50,000 from the girl.