Girl stole chocolates from shopping mall, shopkeepers caught
Girl commits suicide after theft video goes viral
After the dead body was found, people demonstrated outside the shopping mall
Alipurduar. A college student allegedly committed suicide after a video of her stealing chocolates inside a shopping mall in West Bengal’s Alipurduar district went viral on social media. Police said the body of the third year undergraduate student was found hanging in her house in Subhash Palli from Jaigaon police station area on Sunday.
Jaigaon officer-in-charge Prabir Dutta said that the body has been sent for postmortem. The case is being investigated. The girl’s father said that she had gone to a shopping mall in the area with her sister on September 29. While leaving from there, he was caught allegedly stealing chocolates.
He said that he paid the price of the chocolate and apologized to the shopkeepers. The father said that he took this step because of humiliation. Local people protested outside the shopping mall after the body was found. People demanded strict action against those who made the video and posted it online.
Tags: Suicide, West bengal news
FIRST PUBLISHED : October 31, 2022, 19:05 IST