Girl commits suicide over social media blackmailing

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The media reports a girl in Badin, Pakistan, has committed suicide because of a social media blackmailing she was experiencing. In a letter she left, she admitted being blackmailed by a ‘boy and his friends over edited pictures’ which they sent to her fiancé, which resulted with their engagement being called off. She also gave Rs50,000 to people who were blackmailing her. Police is searching for suspects. Digital Rights Foundation from Pakistan, released a report in May 2017 which shows that 40 % of women in the country face various forms of harassment on the Internet.

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