Pune, December 2, 2019: In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide and recorded the act on his phone, after his grandmother made him leave playing Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) game.
The boy who lived with his grandmother in Bibvewadi after death of his father six years ago, had dropped out of school before the board exams. His grandmother worked as housekeeping staff. His mother lived in Mumbai with his three elder sisters.
According to police, the boy was inspired by the TikTok videos related to suicide related content. After being reprimanded, he had quit playing PUBG 10 days ago. The boy committed suicide in the kitchen in the wee hours of Sunday. Police found suicide video on phone which was unlocked.
Police said that in the video the boy has accused his grandmother of not loving him and always comparing him with others.