New Delhi: ANI news agency on Wednesday (June 8, 2022) quoted a police officer as saying that a 16-year-old boy from Lucknow shot and killed his mother after she stopped him from playing the online game PUBG. ANI said that the teenager is said to be addicted to playing games.
The incident is of June 5, but to cover up his crime, the minor accused hid the mother’s body inside the house for two days. He had threatened the younger sister and locked her in another room. Kishore carried out the crime with the licensed revolver of the military father. The shocking incident has come to light from the PGI area of Lucknow’s police station.
According to the information received, the teenager hid the smell of the dead body from the room freshener for two days, but when the foul smell increased, he informed the father about the murder. The father is posted in Assam district Ansansol, after which he informed the Lucknow Police about the murder.
East Lucknow ADCP Qasim Abidi was quoted by ANI as saying that “Police reached the spot after getting information about the incident. During investigation it was found that the 16-year-old son shot and killed his mother. The minor boy shot his mother on pubg. Shot him after he stopped playing the game.”
“Preliminary investigation revealed that he was addicted to sports 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 on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday,” he said.
The ADCP further stated that the boy tried to mislead the police during the investigation by “telling a fake story about an electrician”.
“We have taken the boy into custody and further investigation is on,” the police officer said.
first published:June 8, 2022, 7:50 a.m.