Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): Two minor boys, hooked on on-line cellular video games, stole jewellery and money from their respective houses to pay for ‘Free Fireplace’ in Chhatarpur district, a police supply mentioned.
This surprising revelation got here to fore when relations of each boys reported to the police about steady theft incidents occurring at their houses.
Each of them, one is 16 and one other is 12, are neighbors and dwell in a locality located behind Bundelkhand Storage space in Chhatarpur city.
Police sources mentioned that oldsters of each minors had bought cell phones for on-line lessons throughout lockdown interval. However, the duo began enjoying Free Fireplace recreation.
“They’ve stolen over 20,000 from their homes to recharge the sport and have paid over 14,000 for the sport, up to now,” a police officer mentioned.
The officer added that the boys had not too long ago stolen a necklace and a gold chain from their houses.
“Throughout course of investigation, we interrogated each the boys. They’ve confessed to have stolen money and jewelry,” the officer added.
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Revealed on: Wednesday, February 02, 2022, 04:28 PM IST