Police said the 16 year old girl, was depressed after being bullied on social media. Trollers had made fun of her photo and passed negative comments while strangers had threatened of rape and murder.
The girl has been advised to remove her posts and social media account.
Colonel Faisal Bin Nasser, Deputy Director of Criminal Investigation Department at Sharjah Police, said that the cooperation of police authorities in UAE helped avert what would have been a certain tragedy. He urged youth to use their free time constructively, especially during vacations, and not to indulge in acts that may have a negative effect on their lives or others’. He also urged parents to observe their children and their social media accounts.