Assam, Sept 15: Adding one more to the number of suicides allegedly caused by the dangerous blue whale game, a 2nd-year college student jumped off from the top floor of a building in Silchar.
The student has been admitted to a hospital where he is taking treatment.
Assam: 2nd year college student jumped off from top floor of a building allegedly as Blue Whale challenge in Silchar, admitted to hospital pic.twitter.com/U3w6XxMBef
— ANI (@ANI) September 15, 2017
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court is likely to hear on Friday a plea seeking a ban on the macabre online game Blue Whale Challenge.
The PIL petitioner advocate N.S. Ponnaiah has in his petition said that the game is gaining popularity through social media and till date there are reports of around 200 people committing suicide in India after playing the online game Blue Whale.
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