In a shocking incident, another online game addict youth lost his life by committing suicide. Reportedly, a 19-year-old young man from Mumbai’s Kurla committed suicide at his residence after an argument with family members. The deceased was a PUBG game enthusiast and had a verbal spat with his family members over buying a smartphone.
The deceased identified as Nadeem Sheikh, a resident of Kurla's Nehru Nagar, hanged himself on Thursday night. He was married and has a kid as well. He was working as a sales executive and would play the PUBG game a lot.
According to reports, Nadeem wanted to buy a particular smartphone to play PUBG on it. However, his brother insisted on buying a cheaper phone which didn’t go well with him. A night before committing suicide, Nadeem had an argument with his elder brother, the family of the deceased told the police.
Nadeem, PUBG addicted reportedly hanged himself with a rope from the ceiling fan in the kitchen when family members were sleeping. "The phone he wanted was priced at Rs 37,000 which he had been demanding from his elder brother. The two had an argument over the issue on Thursday night after which his brother agreed to give him Rs 20,000. However, Nadeem was adamant on getting the entire amount from him and returned the money given by the elder brother," a police officer told a leading tabloid.
"The brother said he got up to go to the toilet around 4:00 am, and saw Nadeem’s body hanging by a rope from the ceiling fan," the officer added. A case of accidental death was registered and a probe was underway.