Nepali actress commits suicide after a sex scandal.

12 June 2012
Jessica Khadka (file image)

A Nepali actress, Jessica Khadka who was involved in a sex video scandal commits suicide on Tuesday morning.

Jessica, 23 ended her life hanging to the ceiling in her room which she had been renting at Jhonchhein of Kathmandu.

Jessica Khadka, who has played various roles in more than half a dozen Nepali movies like unreleased movie, Jungle Love, Lucky Seven, Mero Maya Timialai and others was discovered at 7 am this morning hanging from the ceiling with a shawl wrapped around her neck.

Khadka, was also dragged into controversies few years back, when a sex video of her with singer Prakash Ojha was released.

Originally coming from her permanent home in Sunsari she had changed her name from Jyoti Khadka to Jessica Khadka following the sex video scandal.

Khadka has featured in dozen of music videos, television series and was eagerly waiting for the release of her new movie 'Jungle Queen' which was all set to hit cinemas on June 22.

Police said they are investigating the case to determine whether if it was a suicide or murder.

The filmmaker Baldip Rai was arrested as, he was the last person whom Jessica had a talk over the telephone at 2 am, before committing suicide.

The body has been sent to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) for an autopsy.