KHARAR: A teenager near the Indian city of Chandigarh has spent an amount of Rs.16 lakh on popular online game PUBG.
According to reports, the 17-year-old spent the money buying upgrades for the PUBG as the game has a number of microtransactions that allow cosmetic upgrades.
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The boy used to tell his mother that he was using his phone for studies. However, he used his mother’s and father’s bank accounts to carry out online transactions to buy in-game items.
The boy’s father, who is a government employee said that he had saved the money for his medical needs and his son’s future. “During the lockdown, I was staying at the place of my posting, while my son was staying with my wife here. He used her mobile phone to make all transactions and would delete the message regarding the amount debited from the account,” said the father.