1O People have been arrested by Rajkot Police for playing PUBG after it was banned
PUBG – Player’s Unknown Battle Ground, the online multiplayer shooting game has been in news frequently for different reasons. Just a week back the game was banned at Rajkot by State Government. State Government ordered Rajkot police to issue a notification against PUBG.
On 6th March the notification was issued imposing a ban on PUBG as it was leading to a violent attitude among the youth in that area. The game is also having a negative impact on studies as well as behavior and language of youth and children.
Rajkot Police Commissioner Manoj Agrawal sent the notification and also mentioned that anyone can report an instance of someone playing PUBG nearby. The person violating the ban will have to face consequences under the Central Government Act under Section 188. The section states that any citizen disobeys the order implemented by a public servant lawfully will be directed to face the consequences.
Since then 10 people have been taken into custody for going against the ban.
Three young men were caught red-handed near Rajkot Police Headquarters by the Rajkot Special Operation Group. Proper investigation took place against them. The list of arrested people concludes of a casual labourer, a graduate looking for work and a man working in a private firm. Also, six college students were charged individually by Rajkot Taluka Police.
Rajkot Commissioner said that it is a bailable offence but the cases will still be presented at the courts. Trials will take place for not following the notification issued.
The ban imposed on 9th March will continue till April 30.
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