A teenage girl committed suicide in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Monday (November 16) morning after her morphed photos were circulated on social media.

The girl allegedly received threats that her morphed pictures would be shared on the internet. Initially, no one took those threats seriously. Her family claimed that they approached the police and complained but the police did not take any serious steps.

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A police officer said, “The girl was found dead in her home. The investigation is on. We have received a complaint and her mobile has been taken.”

According to sources, the girl received a few WhatsApp messages from her friends who informed her about the morphed pictures being shared on social media. Soon, her relatives also came to know about the incident.

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Her family said she killed herself because she felt embarrassed to face people after her morphed photos were circulated on social media. She was found hanging in her home in the morning. Later in the day, her neighbors and friends protested with the body, and demanded the immediate arrest of the accused.