- A juvenile from Lucknow was addicted to online game PUBG.
- When his mother debarred him from playing it, he shot her dead.
- He committed the crime in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.
In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old son shot his mother dead as she didn't let him play the online video game PUBG. The juvenile was addicted to the game, and since he couldn't take his mother stopping him, he shot her with his father's pistol.
"The police reached the spot after getting information about the incident. The forensic team also reached the spot. The investigation was done. During the investigation, it was revealed that the 16-year-old son shot dead his mother. The minor boy shot dead his mother after she stopped him from playing the PUBG game," Qasim Abidi, ADCP, East Lucknow said on Tuesday.
"A preliminary probe revealed that he was addicted to the game and his mother used to stop him from playing, due to which he committed the incident with his father's pistol. He committed the crime in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday," the police official added.
The ADCP further informed that the boy tried to mislead the police during the investigation by "narrating a fake story about some electrician". "We have taken the boy under custody and further probe is underway," the police official said.
In a similar incident in March, a resident of Thane in Mumbai was stabbed to death by three friends allegedly over enmity while playing a PUBG game. Police arrested one accused and held two juveniles in the matter.
The deceased Sahil Jadhav, a resident of Vartak Nagar in Thane city, was stabbed by his friends Pranav Mali and two other juveniles after they had a fight while playing PUBG.
(With ANI Inputs)