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The Association of Heads of ICSE schools, West Bengal, has called upon all member schools to urge parents to keep a watch on their children.
According to recent media reports, the game has allegedly already claimed the life of a Class 10 student in Ajmer, and another girl in West Bengal was contacted to join the game, reports say.
The online game is blamed for two deaths in Kurseong. Several youngsters have received 'Momo challenge' across several north and south Bengal districts.
The online game, featuring a grotesque image of a girl with her distorted face and bulging eyes, has made headway in several countries and is similar to last year's killer 'Blue Whale Challenge'.
Besides sending directives to police stations in the districts, the administration has also asked educational institutes to keep a tab on the behavioural pattern of students.
Two people from the area committed suicide and one received invitation to play the death game over the past few days.
The first year college girl said that she had posted on the social media that she wished to take her life, after which she received a Whatsapp message inviting her to take the Momo Game challenge.
Not even a year has passed since the Blue Whale challenge subsided, a new challenge has been spreading on the internet, encouraging suicides amongst teenagers.
The message was reached in the mobile of Shemeer Koya 30, a youth from Alappuzha town and after it reached his mobile, he had lodged a complaint to the North Police Station on Monday.
Not even a year has passed since the Blue Whale challenge subsided, a new challenge has been spreading in the internet, encouraging suicides amongst teenagers.