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Mum: 11-year-old moves HC seeking ban on 'PUBG'

MUMBAI: An eleven-year-old boy moved the Bombay top court Thursday in quest of a ban on in style mobile recreation 'PUBG'.

Ahad Nizam, who filed the public pastime litigation through his mother, mentioned the game promotes violence, aggression and cyber-bullying.

The court should direct the Maharashtra govt to ban it, the PIL mentioned.

"The petition has also sought a direction to the central government to form an Online Ethics Review Committee for periodical checking of such violence-oriented online content," petitioner's lawyer Tanveer Nizam mentioned.

It is likely to arise for listening to sooner than a department bench headed by Chief Justice N H Patil.

PUBG or 'Playerunknown's Battlegrounds' is a web-based recreation where two or extra on-line companions play at the backdrop of a battlefield.

Incidentally, even Prime Minister Narendra Modi had referred to the trend for this recreation all over his interaction with scholars and fogeys about examination pressure a couple of days again.

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