A teen boy upset with a female classmate for unfriending him on Facebook reportedly threw a pot of boiling water in the girl's face after holding both her and her mother hostage inside their own home.
In a statement to police, the unnamed victim, 15, said the suspect came to her house in Muzaffarpur, India, allegedly in search of his lost ID card.
The suspect arrived at the family's home last Wednesday, and proceeded to lock the girl and her mother in a room.
The suspect, since identified by police as Yudishsthir Yadav, quickly fled the residence. His whereabouts remain unknown.
With Facebook steadily becoming the exclusive means of communication among teens in India, tragic news stories involving young Indian Facebook users are similarly on the rise.
"Is Facebook so bad?" the teen wrote in her suicide note. "I cannot stay in a home with such restrictions as I can't live without Facebook."