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Teenager stabs older brother for not letting him play PUBG

July 4, 2019
Teenager stabs older brother for not letting him play PUBG

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A 15-year-old stabbed his brother after being scolded for playing too much PUBG in India.

According to the police, the minor boy was enraged by his 19-year-old brother’s interference and banged his against a wall and stabbed him repeatedly with scissors.

A murder case has been registered against the younger brother under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code.

Related: Indonesian clerics say playing PUBG is haram

PUBG is an online multiplayer battle game developed by a South Korean Firm. Several concerns have been raised across the world regarding the addictive nature of the game, which people believe has a tendency to push children towards violent behaviour. Parents and educators say the game incites violence and distracts students from their studies.

Earlier, Indonesia’s powerful Ulema Council clerics imposed a fatwa that playing PUBG and other similar games are haram (forbidden) because they can trigger violence and change people’s behaviour. The also said that it insults Islam.

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