PUBG addicted son beheads father for snatching smartphone


NATIONAL | September 9, 2019:

In a horrific incident, a 25-year-old man killed his father and also severed limb for snatching the smartphone at Kakati in Belagavi in the wee hour on Monday.

The 25-year-old has been identified as Raghuveer Kumbar, regularly fought with his father over his PUBG addiction.

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The deceased, identified as 65-year-old Shankrappa Kumbar was a retired policeman. The previous night Shankar had snatched the smartphone from his son accused Raghuveer Shankarappa Kumbar (25) who had habituated to mobile games.

When the father found his son playing games even in the early hours the former had snatched the gadget and admonished his son against playing video games.

The youth who was irked over this, in the wee hour, beheaded his father attacking him with the traditional cutting equipment used in the kitchen while the father was asleep. The accused also has severed limb of his father, is now in police custody. Senior police officials have visited the spot.

A case has been registered against him.