Online Game PUBG to be banned in Pakistan on request of Punjab Police

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Online Game PUBG to be banned in Pakistan on request of Punjab Police

LAHORE - PUBG to be banned in Pakistan on request of Punjab Police. Punjab Police has decided to move the autoritie concerend for banning an online game, PUBG, due to its negative effects on users.

The decision was taken after two boys committed suicide as they had been barred by their family from playing the online game.

DIG Operations Ashfaq Khan said that a letter seeking ban on the game will be sent to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).

He remarked that PUBG game was more dangerious than addictions. He also lamented over the suicide by two youth in four days in Lahore.

The online multiplayer battle royale game is among the most downloaded games of 2020 across the world.

Earlier, a citizen had moved the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking ban on the online game. The court had sent the matter to the PTA for a decision on it. A decision is yet to come.

The infamous game has already banned in Iraq, Nepal, the Indian state of Gujarat and the Indonesian province of Aceh.