Koraput, Oct 13: A 13-year-old boy addicted to video games allegedly committed suicide in Odisha’s Koraput district after his father took away his mobile phone today.
B Manhor, who lived with his family in Goutamnagar of Koraput, used to spend hours playing video games on his mobile phone, according to sources. The boy used to stay alone at home most of the time and play games on mobile.
On Wednesday, the minor boy’s mother took away his phone asked him not to play games. Upset over this, the minor boy allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside his residence.
On being informed, the Koraput Town police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem.