Blue Whale game hits Chennai: A 19-year-old college student from Thirumangalam, named Vignesh committed suicide by hanging himself on Wednesday. Vignesh was a second year student at Mannar College in Madurai. He was found hanging around 4:15 pm. A note was also recovered from the spot.Police confirmed the image of a whale carved on Vignesh’s left forearm with a blade and the words “Blue Whale” were written beneath it.
“Blue Whale- This is not a game but danger. Once you enter, you can never exit” was written in a note.Vignesh’s friends told the police that they saw him attempting the Blue Whale Challeng. Since there are no applications or website for the challenge, friends would have meant they saw Vignesh using his phone more than usual because the challenge involves conversing with a curator over messages, or sometimes, calls.
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