A bride-to-be filmed herself drinking poison and sent the clip to her ex-boyfriend before she died, according to British and Indian media reports.
Due to marry 10 days later, the woman – named as Nisha Devidad – sent the video to her former lover after he allegedly blackmailed her, according to her brother Ravi.
“'A youth named Nikhil Borkar is responsible for my sister's death. He lured my sister on the pretext of marriage, then used her and started blackmailing her,” Ravi was quoted as saying, adding that she took her life because she was “fed up and defeated.”
In the horrifying footage, Devidas is seen drinking a thick black substance in the video at her home in the village of Rohini in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, according to the Daily Mail.
“Devidad was discovered by an unknown person and rushed to the District General Hospital in Bhandara but was declared dead on arrival,” the Mail reported.
Police are reportedly investigating her death.