Dad forces son, 11, to play video games for 17 hours with no sleep as punishment
The boy from Shenzhen, China, said his dad rumbled him playing on the device at 1am and dragged him out from under the covers.
The dad – named only as Mr Huang – decided to launch the cruel punishment instead of confiscating the phone.
Footage shows the shattered youngster in his pyjamas being shaken awake to keep playing after nodding off in his chair.
In a heartfelt note, the boy wrote: ‘So my dad found out. Then my father punished me.
‘Let me play enough. Play until vomit.’
He went on: ‘Well I was woken up several times. It’s going to be all day anyway. From 1am to 6pm. Just played for 17 hours.’
The dad only called off the punishment when his son broke down in tears and agreed to a new pact limiting his playing time.
He filmed the lesson and shared it on Douyin – China’s version of TikTok – claiming he only did it as a last resort and advised other parents against it.
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