Guwahati : A class 10th student hailing from Guwahati’s Kalapahar area committed suicide after his parents scolded him for playing the game PUBG. According to reports, the mother of the deceased since her son playing on the phone allegedly snatched the phone and scolded him. The child became so upset as a result of this, that he allegedly committed suicide.
PUBG is a highly addictive online multiplayer game that is inspired from the Japanese film, ‘Battle Royale.’
Earlier in the month of January, an 18 year old student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself after an argument with his family members over buying a new mobile phone for playing PUBG Mobile.
In yet another PUBG related tragedy, a sixteen year old student from Madhya Pradesh called Furkhan Qureshi died after playing the multiplayer game for six hours straight.
According to his sister Fiza, Furkhan got so upset while playing the game that at one point he faced a cardiac arrest.
Again last year, a nineteen year old PUBG addicted boy killed his parents and sister after a quarrel broke out on his addiction towards the online gaming.