Mysuru: The deadly Blue Whale game, which rocked the nation with multiple deaths claimed its first victim in the Culture City last week and the incident has come to light very late.
Tushar (17), only son of Prasanna and Prathima couple, and a resident of Metagalli Layout is the deceased.
Tushar committed suicide by tying the noose around his neck after returning from college in the evening, on September 4. Tushar’s family, parents have not yet recovered from the death of the talented youngster.
Tushar at ease and not showing any signs of depression before death has only complicated matters for the investigating agencies.
Parents lodged a complaint after his death but have remained clueless on the reasons behind his death.
Blue whale game detected in his mobile?
Reports suggest that Tushar had downloaded the deadly blue whale game on his mobile without anyone’s knowledge, which eventually led to his death.
After reports appeared in the media about youth from the cultural city being in the forefront of "Blue Whale Hunt" on the net, the district administration as well as public education department had taken series of measures to prevent its spread and the resultant damage.
Tushar’s friend had communicated to the media of his involvement with the deadly game, but parents refused to buy that argument, it is learnt.
They have lodged a complaint in Metagalli police station to investigate the exact reason behind their son’s death.
“Tushar was a talented student of our college and always actively involved in sports and other activities” said Arifus, Principal of the institution, but fell short in his response to confirm whether the deadly game claimed Tushar’s life.