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Man drains phone battery playing PUBG, then attacks fiancee’s brother: Cops

“Rajnish Rajbar drained out his phone battery playing Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). When he could not get a charger, he picked up a quarrel in the house and attacked his would-be wife’s brother Om Bavdhankar with a knife,” Thane police said.

india Updated: Feb 17, 2019 15:54 IST
Press Trust of India
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A man was allegedly attacked with a knife by his sister’s fiance after the latter drained out his mobile phone battery playing an online game and could not get a charger, Thane police said Saturday.(PUBGMobile/Twitter)

A man was allegedly attacked with a knife by his sister’s fiance after the latter drained out his mobile phone battery playing an online game and could not get a charger, Thane police said Saturday.

The incident happened on February 7 but a case of attempt to murder was registered by Kolshewadi police in Maharashtra’s Thane district on Thursday, an official said.

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“Rajnish Rajbar drained out his phone battery playing Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). When he could not get a charger, he picked up a quarrel in the house and attacked his would-be wife’s brother Om Bavdhankar with a knife,” the official said.

He said the accused has not been arrested as yet and probe into the incident was underway.

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First Published: Feb 17, 2019 09:57 IST

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