Hyderabad, Aug 8: In a shocking incident, an engineering student committed suicide after his parents refused to buy him a video game, police informed on Tuesday.
G. Abhinay (17) jumped atop of his two-storey house at Kuntlur in Ranga Reddy district bordering Hyderabad on Monday night. He sustained critical injuries and was shifted to a private hospital where he succumbed.
The teenager was a B.Tech first-year student who had been asking his father G. Srinivas for the last one week to buy him a video game costing Rs 3,000. The father refused and advised him to concentrate on studies. Upset with this the boy took the extreme step.