NEW DELHI: A 19-year-old man, arrested for allegedly killing his parents and sister was addicted to online battle game PUBG and had rented a room in Mehrauli where he spent time with his friends after bunking classes, said a senior police officer.
Sarnam Verma killed his father Mithilesh, mother Siya and sister in the early hours of Wednesday and then ransacked the house to make it look like robbery. He is accused of killing his family members because they would scold him for his poor academic performance.
During investigation, the police found that Suraj had a WhatsApp group comprising nine to 10 friends, including girls, where they would talk about bunking classes and made other plans about hanging out, the officer said.
Speaking about his mental state, the officer said that Suraj “did not show any signs of remorse” but constantly kept requesting them to “save him from the law”.