Punjab police to recommend banning PUBG after gamer kills four family members

Punjab police spokesperson says: "It is necessary to ban the game to prevent violent acts"

By Web Desk
January 28, 2022
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LAHORE: The Punjab Police has decided to recommend the Provincial Government to ban one of the popular mobile games PUBG after a boy shot his four family members dead in the city's Kahna area, a spokesperson said Friday, as reported by Geo News.

According to preliminary investigations, 18-year-old Ali Zain was addicted to the PUBG game and opened fire on his mother, sisters, and brother thinking that everyone would be resurrected like the game, the official said.

After the gruesome murder, the accused had slept in the lower part of the house and later went into hiding in a village near Faisalabad, the spokesperson said.

The official said that after going through the details of the incident, the Punjab Police has decided to recommend to the federal and provincial government that this "dangerous game" be banned.

"It is necessary to ban the game to prevent violent acts."