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Blue Whale Challenge: Police rescues Balasore ITI student

News Agencies | Updated on: 12 September 2017, 15:18 IST
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A student of a Industrial Training Institute (ITI) was admitted to hospital for his alleged involvement with the deadly online Blue Whale Challenge game, police said on 12 September.

On getting information from the principal of the government-run institution about abnormal behaviour of the student, police yesterday got the 17-year-old student admitted to hospital, a police official said.

There was no sign of any self inflicted injury in his body, though he appeared to have been depressed, he said.

His family had been informed.

The youth, who hailed from Jaleswar area in Balasore district, was staying in a private accomodation. Some of his friends observing sudden changes in his behaviour for a couple of days and informed the principal about it.

He was stated to have discussed with some his friends about the game, they said.

-PTI

First published: 12 September 2017, 15:18 IST
 
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