The Madhya Pradesh government has filed a police report against free fire developer Garena after a 13-year-old boy died in Chhatarpur district last week. NDTV. The boy was a sixth-grader who said in a note on the back that he had lost 40 40,000 inside Garina’s online battle Royal Game Free Fire.
The boy lost his life due to a financial loss of about Rs 40,000 in the free fire, the report said. A first Information Report (FIR) has been filed against Garena under Section 305 of the Indian Penal Code for inciting a child to commit suicide. In the ongoing case, the local police is also taking the help of cyber cell for financial transactions.
In the note left by the child, he further said that he withdrew Rs 40,000 from his mother’s UPI account and lost it in Free Fire.
While Freefire plays a free game, it gives players the option of multiple micro-transactions to acquire skins, guns, and other in-game items. In addition, there are multiple tournaments that require an entry fee to participate. So far, it is not known where the child spent the money.
“A tragic incident has taken place in Chhatrapur with a free fire game. An FIR has been lodged against the company that made the game. Police superintendents across the state have been instructed to take action against the developers of such addictive games, which are misleading the younger generation and playing with their lives. We have sought the opinion of the state law department to take legal action against such companies, ”said Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra. NDTV.
Remember, a 12-year-old boy who returned in January ended his life in Dhana in Sagar district when his father snatched his mobile phone due to his addiction to free fire.
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