New Delhi: A 22-year-old woman from Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh hanged herself after learning that obscene pictures of her were circulated on social media.

Six people have been booked by the police for circulation of nude pictures of the girl on WhatsApp. Albeit the victim did not leave behind a suicide note, her father lodged a police complaint against six people who were allegedly behind the criminal activity.

The incident, reported from Izzatnagar in Bareilly, was perpetrated by one of the victim’s friend who allegedly drugged the girl and clicked nude pictures of her before circulating it among his friends.

Police have obtained the victim’s photograph and are searching the accused for abetting suicide.