Surat and Rajkot were the first cities to ban PUBG and PUBG Mobile in India last week.
Ten people were arrested in Gujarat's Rajkot in the last two days for allegedly playing the PUBG game on their mobile phones despite the police banning it
Warnings about the “Momo challenge” swept Facebook and other social media in recent days.
In India, the Momo Challenge has reportedly claimed the life of two children.
The game involves adding a phone number, believed to belong to a certain ‘Momo’, who uses an image of a scary face as a profile picture, and sends challenges to the user culminating in a suicide dare.
Odisha Police issues advisory on Momo Challenge; asks parents, teachers to monitor children's behaviour, social media activity
Momo Challenge, an online game, features a grotesque image of a girl with her distorted face and bulging eyes, has made headway in several countries.
Momo Challenge: ICSE association in West Bengal warns schools about 'game', suggests awareness drives for parents and students
The Association has asked schools to organise sensitisation drives among children and their parents about the danger of online games like Momo Challenge and Blue Whale.
West Bengal CID investigates suicides with suspected links to 'Momo Challenge', says most people received 'fake' invitations to play game
The Momo Challenge has reportedly claimed two lives so far. In the game, players were “challenged” to communicate with an unknown number. Once the initial contact with a user is established, the Momo account sends a number of challenged and activities that are to be completed to meet ‘Momo’. It allegedly involves challenges that encourage children to engage in a series of violent acts that end with suicide.
West Bengal Police suspects 'Momo Challenge' link to two deaths, take precautionary steps against suicide game
The 'Momo Challenge' features a creepy image of a girl with a distorted face and eyes bulging out called the "Mother Bird by Link Factory".