The court immediately ordered the restoration of the PUBG Game
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday quashed the PTA’s decision to ban PUBG and ordered immediate lifting of the ban on PUBG. Justice Amir Farooq of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ruled on the petition against the ban on PUBG. The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has directed the PTA to take a decision on the PUBG game within a week.
The decision said that the Islamabad High Court today conditionally reinstated the PUBG game, PTA should decide on the PUBG game within a week. The company’s lawyer had asked for the ban on the PUBG game to be lifted, on which the court had reserved judgment and said the PTA had to explain how the game was leading to suicide and the court had to look into it. Whether legal action has been taken in the suspension orders.
Counsel for the petitioner company had said that PTA had not issued any notice to the company regarding the closure of the game nor had it issued any notification regarding the suspension.
Following the court order, PUBG will now be able to run on PTN.
Earlier, the Pakistan Telecom Authority had decided to maintain the ban on online game PUBG. The PTA said that PUBG had asked the game management to respond to the details of the game and measures to prevent adverse effects on children.
According to a statement issued by PTA on the social networking site Twitter, PTA asked the PUBG game leadership for details of PUBG meeting, its users in Pakistan, and the controls enforced by the company. However, no response was received from PUBG.