A 13-year-old boy in Qasbayar village of Southern district Pulwama committed suicide as his father stopped him from playing the PUBG Mobile game.
The father of 13-year-old’s asked him to eat food and stop playing the PUBG Mobile on his father’s smartphone. The boy, who has been identified as Asrar Ahmad son of Farooq Ahmad Bhat, was found hanging in his house after the incident.
According to Indiatvnews the two brothers had an argument over PUBG Mobile when they were playing the battle royale game, which led to the elder one committing suicide eventually. Local people are saying that some awareness needs to be done with regard to these games especially PUBG Mobile game as it’s become a big addiction among the young.
The game has also given rise to crimes such as theft on the part of teenagers who are way too addicted to gaming. Earlier Mohali-based teenager stole Rs. 2 lakhs from his grandfather to make the PUBG Mobile in-app purchases and a 16-year-old Punjab boy stole Rs. 16 lakhs for the same purpose.