PUBG Mobile is quite popular worldwide including India. However, quite a bit of news about this popular game playerUnknown’s Battleground is coming out for some time now. Do you know that if you are playing this game in Gujarat then can you be arrested? This game is banned on playing in many big cities of Gujarat, which includes many districts like Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhavnagar and Gir Somnath. According to one figure, the population of Gujarat is close to 6 crore and the police believe that playing this game has a bad effect on the minds of the children and youth, and this also affects their studies.
Over the past few days, more than two dozen children have been arrested in various places including Ahmadabad and Rajkot for playing PUBG. Initially, there was only desktop version of PUBG, but since its mobile version has been launched its popularity has increased significantly. Its mobile version was launched in India in March 2018. According to Tencent Games, more than 200 million users downloaded it by December 2018. Although this game is still a bane in Gujarat.
State Government Ban
PUBG Mobile is banned by the State Government of Gujarat, after which the police gets the right that if a young person is playing this game then he can be arrested. Rajkot Police had recently arrested 10 college students in the wake of this rule break. So far, 16 students in Rajkot have been arrested in this case. At the same time, this figure in Ahmedabad has reached 10.
What charges may be incurred when the police is caught
The case was registered under the Indian Panel Code (IPC) 188 and the Gujarat Police Act (GPA) 135 on the arrested students. But in this case, there is instant bail. In such cases, arrest is made on the charge of violation of notification, although they are granted bail immediately. After that the court takes further action on this matter.
In IPC 188 this may be the maximum punishment
IPC 188 is a minor offense. This crime is imposed by any public servant to break any rule. In this crime, a fine of up to 200 rupees can be fitted with a maximum of 1 month jail.
Max punishment for Section 135 GPA
Section 135 GPA is a crime in which you break such a rule, which can disrupt public peace. This crime has a maximum of 1 year imprisonment and a fine. Both of these are bail able offenses. In this case, instant bail is granted. Recently, this game has been restructured for children up to 13 years in China.
What is PUBG?
In Playerunknown’s Battleground (PUBG), 100 Players play in an open world map, where the player that saves the last player is the winner. You attack in other players with bullets and other things. This game is also available on PC, Xbox and PlayStation. The company has added Zombie mode to this game right now.