20 year old Indian woman killed herself due to a relationship with a Muslim man. She told a friend on Whatsapp she loved a Muslim man. Five people from hindu groups went to her family’house and told her mother about the relationship with a Muslim man. The 20 year old woman killed herself later that day in the southern Indian state of Karnataka.
Police registered the case as a suicide but more investigation is to occur about the role of social media in her death. Police said screenshots of her messages from her whatapp exchanges were shared on social media.
K Annamali, a senior police officer investigating the case, said the woman left a suicide note claiming there was photo of here with a man from another religious community. People started commenting about it and cast aspersions on her character.
Police have so far arrested one person and more can follow.