Tamil Nadu man commits suicide, Blue Whale Challenge suspected

A 22 year old engineer, Seshadri committed suicide by hanging self at his house near Panrutti in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu.

Police suspect it as a case of Blue Whale Challenge game for committed suicide. He died on Tuesday night when his family members were away.

Police seized many books on ghosts and a mobile phone in which he played the game. Seshadri was an employee of a private factory at Mettukuppam in Puducherry and he was influenced by the game to kill self.

Police are investigating the case. Blue Whale Challenge is a deadly game that demands players to do tasks over 50 days and final challenge is to kill self. The game have already claimed many lives in India and many other countries last year.

In recent days, another similar killer game Momo is surfacing online in some states like West Bengal and Odisha and police cautioned schools and parents to ensure that children do not play such games.

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