Blue Whale case triggers panic in Dwarka school
New Delhi: It seems that after realising the menace of Blue Whale game, teachers in their classes are keeping a close watch on children in their classroom. It was visible on Tuesday as the Delhi Police received a PCR call from a school in South West Delhi when a teacher heard the game was being discussed among the children.
In the morning, classes were going on in the school in Dwarka area when the teacher heard the Blue Whale name from a student and without wasting the time principal was informed and a PCR call was made. The principal called the student who was heard saying that he will know about the game on Tuesday.
According to the school official, there was nothing to be scared in the case as a part of safety measures for the children they were taking every step. "The child was counseled who told us that he saw about the game in the news after which he was curious to know about the game," said the official. The child was told that the game was very dangerous and has the bad effect on children. The child was counseled for a long time. The official claimed that they have been doing everything for the safety and security of their children.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (south west) Shibesh Singh stated that they received a PCR call after which the police team reached the spot and met the boy who had drawn some sketch in his hand with the help of sketch pen. "The boy had not cut his hand and was going through counseling in school," said the DCP.
In the aftermath of the Blue Whale game, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) have asked parents to take care of their children. Priyank Kannoogo, member from the commission, said that the parents should interact closely with the child. They should also keep a watch on child's movements and spend some quality time with the child, apart from the unusual wounds or marks on the body."
Another member of the commission, Yashwant Jain, told the Millennium Post about the possible signs of a child playing the game which includes child glued to the TV set watching horror movies for a long time and listening to weird psychedelic music.