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Livestreaming suicide on Facebook triggers Bengali column

Kolkata: A controversy arose in West Bengal after a man doing live streaming on Facebook on Sunday night, his wife and his son committed suicide in the Bakkari district of South 24 Parganas district.

According to police, livestreaming of the act was available on the men’s Facebook page after his daughter was killed by a member of a self-help group for women on suspicion of a rupee-funded defamation.

According to police, the family lived in the district’s Culpi district. The couple and their son left home on Sunday to the desolate location of the coastal village of Bakkari, where the incident took place.

“The body was sent for an autopsy. We have begun investigating this issue,” Bhaskar Mukherjee, police chief of the Thundervans Police District, told the media.

The deceased daughter once ran a self-help group and was responsible for collecting money from 12 group members and depositing it in a bank. She has been running this group for the past four years.

According to group members, it was recently found that the girl did not deposit a penny in the bank and instead sucked up the full amount. According to members, she received a loan of 1.5 rupees from a bank in 2017 and an additional 1 rupee six months ago.

“Many of these women raided Culpi’s family home on Saturday night. They allegedly assaulted the daughter of a couple who complained of innocence. The family complained to the Kulpi police station late at night. Alleged. Five of these women have been questioned, “a district police officer said on condition of anonymity.

“It seems that the family committed suicide because they couldn’t stand the insult. We are investigating,” he said.

The girl, her husband and their son are still abstaining.

https://www.siasat.com/live-streaming-of-suicide-on-facebook-triggers-row-in-bengal-2256378/ Livestreaming suicide on Facebook triggers Bengali column

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