Tirupati: Three girls attempted suicide by consuming sleeping pills in AP’s Anantapur district yesterday.
According to sources the girls who are also classmates, took the extreme step after they could no longer continue to get harassed by the Facebook Friend from whom the girls had borrowed money, TOI reports.
The girls were found in an unconscious state at a bus station. They were rushed to a nearby hospital.
The accused ‘Facebook friend’ was later arrested after the girls gave their statement.
In their statement, the girls told the police that they decided to end their lives as they were unable to bear the harassment by their ‘friend’.
Dharmavaram police inspector Asrar Basha said one of the girls got in touch with the accused and after a few months the girl introduced her friend to the accused and her friend reportedly borrowed 20,000 from him.