17-year-old Russian girl arrested for allegedly masterminding Blue Whale challenge

Henrietta Strickland
August 31, 2017

The registrar also stated that he had seen the image of a whale on the arm of the student that was carved out with a blade.

The Blue whale Game has stretched it tentacles to the Northeastern Region as a 16-year-old boy from Assam has been admitted at a hospital here with injuries apparently inflicted while playing online game "blue whale". Police sent the body to the Government Rajaji Hospital for postmortem but are yet to receive a formal complaint from his parents.

Under the game, the administrators assign the players a series of tasks during a 50-day period and final challenge requiring the player to commit suicide. The student is identified as Vickstown alias Vicky, a second year B.Com student in Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College.

The student also opened up to the officer and accepted that he had played the Blue Whale Challenge.

According to his friends, Vignesh had been spending more time than usual on his phone for the past few days.

The police released a footage which shows the police searching the suspects' home in Kamchatka.

Earlier this month, a Siberian court sentenced the 22-year-old Russian creator of the game to three years in jail for inciting Russian youths to kill themselves.

The city's superintendent of police Manivannan said: "We are searching the cell phone of Vighnesh and will try and detect the other members in the group as mentioned by his mother".

India was alerted about the Blue Whale challenge after a Mumbai boy committed suicide last month.

Philipp said that he was eliminating people "who do not represent any value, cause harm or will cause harm to the society" from the face of the Earth.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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