Lahore High Court has directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to decide over banning popular online game PUBG in Pakistan, reported ARY News.
According to details, a division bench of the LHC headed by Justice Atir Mahmood heard a petition demanding a ban on famous online game from a citizen, Faizan Maqsood over its negative impact on children.
The petition said that the PUBG has brought a negative impact on the personalities of children as it is a sources of increasing violent tendency among them. The PUBG has also left a negative impact on the decision-making ability of children, the petition in the top provincial court read. The LHC was asked to order removal of online game from Play Store app.
The court after listening to the arguments directed the PTA to decide on the matter within six week. Pakistan would not be the first country to ban online game if the PTA decides in favour of the petition filed in the LHC.