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Blue Whale horror continues; Claims first life in Tamil Nadu

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 31 Aug 2017 7:47 AM GMT

Blue Whale horror continues; Claims first life in Tamil Nadu
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Chennai: A 19-year-old college student Vignesh in Madurai is suspected to be the first victim in Tamil Nadu of the macabre online game Blue Whale, police said.

According to the police, the second year B.Com was found hanging at his home by his father on Wednesday evening.

A picture of blue whale was drawn on his hand leading to the suspicion that Vignesh was prodded to death by the online game.

A note was also recovered from his residence stating "Blue Whale is not a game but danger and once entered you can never exit".

Also read: Blue Whale game claims first victim in Uttar Pradesh

The game is targeted at teenagers and forces them to perform several dangerous activities finally leading them to commit suicide.

The game has claimed several lives in India and worldwide.

--IANS

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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