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Punjab police advise ban on PUBG after game 'addict' kills mother, siblings

Boy addicted to PUBG game kills four family members. Photo: The News
Boy addicted to PUBG game kills four family members. Photo: The News

LAHORE: The Punjab Police has suggested a ban on mobile game application PUBG after a boy shot dead four of his family members in the city's Khana area.

According to initial investigations, 18-year-old Ali Zain was addicted to PUBG and shot his mother, sisters and brother imagining that they would be resurrected like in the game, a police official said.

After this, Zain went to sleep in the lower part of the house and later went into hiding in a village near Faisalabad, sources in the law enforcement said.

A spokesperson of the police said that after going through the details of the incident, the Punjab Police has decided to suggest a ban of the "dangerous game" to the federal and provincial governments.

“It is necessary to ban the game to prevent violent acts.”