PTA temporarily ban PUBG in Pakistan due to increasing suicidal cases over the game

PTA temporarily ban PUBG in Pakistan due to increasing suicidal cases over the game


ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has decided to put a temporary ban on widely played online game PUBG.

It is said that the permanent ban on Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) will impose after the proper discussion and consent with all the stakeholders.

On Wednesday, following the numerous complaints received by the authorities against PUBG. the PTA decides to ban as this online battle game is becoming more dangerous and harmful.

According to the details, “It is stated that the game is addictive, wastage of time and poses a serious negative impact on the physical and psychological health of children.

Moreover, Lahore High court also directed the PTA to investigate this matter thoroughly after the number of complaints. Further, LHC decides to conduct a hearing regarding this matter on the 9th of July 2020.

Teenage suicidal cases due to PUBG

According to the press release of suicidal cases of teenagers, there are numerous cases associated with the PUBG game.

Earlier today, a 22 years old young boy committed suicide after missing a task in the PUBG game. Besides this, two more youngsters take their lives over the game of PUBG over the time of 15 days.

In Lahore, a 16-year-old boy died by suicide in Lahore’s Hanjarwal area after the teen missed a mission assigned in the game. Also, before that, a 20-year-old had died by suicide the same month in Lahore’s Saddar Bazaar area. The young man’s parents had stopped him from playing the online game.

Due to these, increasing cases in Lahore. The police chief of Lahore directed IG Punjab to ban this game to curb these suicides and addiction.

Pakistani Twitter Users Reaction

Certainly, we all Pakistanis are famous for our witty humor. Twitter is full of many hilarious tweets over the ban of PUBG.

Are you a PUBG player too? Share your feelings in the comment section!

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