Blue Whale Challenge. A 13-year-old boy on Thursday tried to jump off the third floor of his building in Indore in a bid to complete the online game ‘blue whale’s’ last step. The incident took place at Chameli Devi School in Indore, when a class 8th student was seen climbing the railing of a balcony on the third floor of the school premises, but fortunately was saved after intervention from his friends and teachers.
Additional Superintendent of Police Rupesh Kumar Dwivedi told ANI, “When the student was asked that why he tried to commit suicide, the student said he had been playing Blue Whale game on his father’s cellphone for the last couple of days which compelled him to do so this act.”“Police recommended to take the boy to a psychiatrist for counseling,” Principal Sangeeta Poddar said.
The ASP further informed that the children who play this game are given the greed of eye popping prize money of Rs. 2 crore. This is the second case of attempting suicide by boy Earlier a boy has committed suicide for this winning step.The game firstly asks the player to draw a whale on a piece of paper, then carve a whale figure on their body, and then gives other tasks such as watching horror movies alone etc. The tasks also include the final challenge to commit suicide. ANI
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