Bhubaneswar: An engineering student was rescued from the clutches of Blue Whale Challenge at Sasanpadia here by Lingaraj police on Tuesday.
The student, identified as Swadhin Rout, was playing the deadly game since 10 days, alleged his family members. On Tuesday, he had locked himself inside his room raising suspicions.
Rout’s family, with help of neighbours and police, rescued him from his room after breaking open the door. He was found with cut marks on his arms depicting image of a whale.
Meanwhile, police has admitted Rout to Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Hospital.