A 19 year old female student is alleged to have committed suicide at
Pitigala in Elpitiya over a love affair that began through Facebook,
Police said. The girl had created a Facebook account using a fake
picture and used to start an affair with a youth. The police said they
had been in a ‘digital relationship’ for six months.
Thereafter, the youth had visited the girl’s house and came to know of her identity.
The girl is alleged to have committed suicide this afternoon by hanging herself after the mother had left for work.