Lahore native petitions court to ban online game PUBG

Lahore man believes PUBG is promoting violence in children


Express/Tech Desk May 19, 2020
The PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds video game is seen in this illustration photo November 22, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS

Lahore High Court has ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to make a decision on the matter of online game PUBG within six weeks.

The order comes after a petition was filed in the LHC on Monday to ban the game.

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A two-member bench of the Lahore High Court headed by Justice Atir Mahmood presided over the hearing in which the petitioner’s lawyer highlighted negative effects of the video game on children.

The petitioner believes the game is promoting violence in children and called for a ban on the Korean game and its removal from the Play Store.

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COMMENTS (1)

MidnightBlade | 11 months ago | Reply yes Pakistan will always stay ignorant this rant of "videogames cause violence" will never end as long as these boomers dont die
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