Indore schoolboy rescued from Blue Whale's jaws!

Suicide

He's the 8th-grade student.

The student from Chameli Devi Public School in Indore tried to jump off the building's third floor in a bid complete the 50 and last dare instructed in the game, reported The Times of India.

Ankan's friends told police that he played Blue Whale Challenge, said Anandpur police superintendent Bharati Ghosh, adding that police are now probing the angle. According to ANI, which quoted the teacher Farooq who helped saving the student, the "boy was trying to jump while two other students were trying to hold him". "Early investigations suggest that the boy has been tense, thinking about committing suicide which is the final task of the game". According to principal Sangeeta Poddar the boy was too frightened after his suicide attempt. It demands that both teachers and parents should closely monitor the behaviour of the children and engage with them every day if they detect any physical or emotional sign. I rushed and intercepted the ST bus; around 10.30 am, the boy was taken into custody and the Vijapur Naka police station, which falls under Solapur city, was informed.

The Blue Whale game originated around 2015 in Russian Federation and spread via social media.

The online blue game has claimed the lives of around 150 people in Europe and Russian Federation so far.

In Dehradun, authorities of a popular school stopped a class 5 student from taking his life on Friday, after he confessed to playing the game.

Days after the Kerala police issued a cautionary statement regarding the Blue Whale challenge that has reportedly claimed one life in the country, the state Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has urged the central government to take appropriate measures to stop the game. He willingly participated in the Blue Whale challenge. An eye popping prize reward for children.

Cyber experts and psychologists have advised parents to strictly monitor teenagers hooked on to risky online games such as the Blue Whale Challenge.

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