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Addicts can’t get over PUBG game: Six more arrested in Rajkot

Even though the state governments have restricted its youths from playing PUBG,  Rajkot police arrested six undergraduates in the age group of 18 years to 22 years for playing the popular online game. A day before police had arrested 10 people for playing PUBG game despite a ban on it.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 15 March 2019 8:24 AM GMT

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Lucknow: With the advancement in technology, there has been a boom in the gadget field too. As a result various games for every age group have been introduced. The youth, especially, get addicted to these games due to which the government tends to take strict actions against it. Some of the games including, ‘blue-whale’, ‘Pokemon go’, ‘MOMO game’ and now, ‘PUBG’ have been banned due to its explicit content and impact on youths psychology.

Recently launched PUBG has become one of the most popular mobile games all over the globe. It has been stated that the game is creating a negative impact on the health and minds of children and is also encouraging them to turn violent.

Leading to its adverse psychological effects, various cities including Surat, Rajkot, and Vadodara have imposed a ban on the game followed by Bhavnagar and Gir Somnath districts.

Even though the state governments have restricted its youths from playing PUBG, Rajkot police arrested six undergraduates in the age group of 18 years to 22 years for playing the popular online game. A day before police had arrested 10 people for playing PUBG game despite a ban on it.

The six students were booked under Section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the IPC and Section 35 of the Gujarat Police Act. With this, the number of cases related to the banned game has gone up to 13 and at least 16 persons have been arrested in the city.

“Some of the accused are undergraduate students, while some are doing private jobs,” the police inspector reported. The mobile phones have been seized for the purpose of the investigation.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima Siddiqui

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