Howrah teen sisters travel to Vansda to meet a friend from PubG in Surat.

Two sisters, aged 19 and 17, eloped from their home in West Bengal to meet a man they met while playing PubG . The girls, aged 19 and 17, were determined to hold back but were escorted by the police and the Sakhi One Stop Centre (SOSC) in Navsari .

SURAT: Two teenage sisters from Howrah, West Bengal, eloped from their house and travelled all the way to Vansda, Navsari district, to meet a man they had met while playing PubG.The sisters, aged 19 and 17, were determined to hold back, but were escorted by the police and the Sakhi One Stop Centre (SOSC) in Navsari.The girls told their tutors that they had been playing PubG for the past two years and that they met a Vansda teen.When playing the game, they used to interact with him.

The older sister joined her and the two ran from home on June 8 and took a train to Surat from where they reached Vansda.Their father reported a missing persons incident to a local police station in Howrah.The girls went to the house of their online cousin, but the younger girl was a minor, so the youths family alerted police, according to a SOSC counsellor.On June 12, police arrested the girls and took them to SOSC for evaluation.

According to a counsellor, they feared that their family members would beat them up and get them married.They were later reunited with their father, who was also from Navsari.The sisters had dropped out of college and stayed at home the bulk of their time.They had a cell phone with which to play the game.