The incident happened on Sunday when the boy was playing with his friends as usual with the game sound on full blast. However, this disturbed his neighbor, after which he asked the boy to turn down the sound of the game, which caused a heated argument between the two.
The young boy was attacked for playing online games too hard. (Photo: Representative)
Frustrated with the sounds of online games, a 65-year-old man allegedly attacked his 19-year-old neighbor for playing online mobile games too loudly in Paraikadu in Murugampalayam.
Due to the attack, the young boy was injured in the hand.
Boy attacked for playing loud online games
According to a report in Times of India (TOI), the victim identified as Karthikeyan, a student of Government Industrial Training Institute, Dharapuram, was fond of online games and also regularly played Free fire with his friends.
However, it was Sunday when he was playing with his friends as usual with the sound of the game on full blast, which agitated his neighbor R Ramsamy as the loud noise was disturbing his sleep, after which he asked the boy to turn down the sound of the game, leading to a heated argument between the two.
Soon Ramsamy lost his temper and in a fit of rage attacked the young boy with a sickle, leaving Karthikeyan injured.
The boy was then rushed to Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) and is currently undergoing treatment.
According to TOI reports, a case has been registered against the accused with the Veerapandi Police under ICC Sections 294(b) (obscene language) and 307 (attempted murder). He was arrested on Monday.
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