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MP SPEAKS | Condolences to the family of the cyberbullied suicide victim

P Prabakaran

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MP SPEAKS | My deepest condolences go to the family of the 20-year-old woman from Bukit Mertajam, Penang, who tragically, took her own life after being bullied on the internet and social media by a cybertrooper.

Matters might have been different if she had spoken out about her problems to anyone she trusted or who would listen to her.

She kept what she was going through to herself and no one noticed the changes in her mental state and behaviour. Instead of seeking help, the woman took her own life.

It is believed that she committed suicide as a result of depression brought about by a Facebook posting related to a Tik-Tok video she made with a foreigner. The fake Facebook account under the name of Jocker Oruvan had incessantly mocked and criticised her Tik Tok video.

The hurtful comments generated from that video were too much to bear for the woman and she made that fateful decision to end her anguish, by ending her own life...

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