Denied video game, teenager commits suicide

August 08, 2017 12:03 PM

Punjab News Express
HYDERABAD : An engineering student committed suicide after his parents refused to buy him a video game, police said on Tuesday.

G. Abhinay (17) jumped from the roof of his two-storey house at Kuntlur in Ranga Reddy district on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday night. He sustained critical injuries and was shifted to a private hospital where he died.

A student of B.Tech first year, Abhinay had been asking his father G. Srinivas for the last one week to buy him a video game costing Rs 3,000. The father refused and advised him to concentrate on studies.

Upset, the teenager committed suicide.

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