A horrific incident came into light which appears to be suicide pact as two friends allegedly consumed poison in Haridwar on Thursday. The police reported that both of the friends were playing PUBG game during the incident.
According to the police report, one of them died on the spot while another one died during treatment at the hospital.
Police said that the reason behind the extreme step is yet to be known.
The deceased have been identified as Deepak Kumar, a resident of Yamuna Nagar district, Haryana, and Rishab, aa resident of Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh.
SHO of State Industrial Development Corporation of Uttarakhand police station Lakhpat Butola told TOI, “Both were workers in a local company in SIDCUL and lived in Mahadevpuram colony on rent. All we know is that they consumed poison while playing the game. We found poisonous substance from the room and have seized their mobiles phones for further investigation.”