Teenager commits suicide after being stopped from playing PUBG

The Hush Post|12:00 am|1-min-read

A 17-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself after his mother scolded him for playing Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and took away his mobile phone. The incident took place in Shivpuri colony of Jind, Haryana. About a year ago, the deceased had given up his studies after completing Class X and would spend most of his time playing PUBG.

His father, a policeman, said they often scolded his son for  giving up studies and spending his time playing PUBG. He told, “I was on duty on Saturday evening when my wife found him playing PUBG in his room. She snatched his mobile phone. At 9 pm, the boy went to his room after eating food. Next morning, She found him hanging in the room. He was immediately taken to the hospital, where the doctors declared him dead.

According to the police, they had not received any formal complaint but still investigating the matter.

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