August 5, 2021, 11:27 pm
Online Desk :
Legal notices have been sent to the government to take immediate action to stop all types of online games and apps like TickTock, Bigo Live, Pubji, Free Fire Games and Like from all online platforms in the country.
On Saturday (June 19), two Supreme Court lawyers, Mohammad Humayun Kabir and Mohammad Kausar, sent the notice via e-mail to the Secretary of Posts and Telecommunications, BTRC Chairman, Education Secretary, Home Secretary, Law Secretary, Health Secretary and Inspector General of Police.
A notice sent to the Law and Life Foundation, a human rights organization, called for action within 48 hours. Otherwise, a writ petition has been filed in the High Court in the public interest.
Later, Humayun Kabir said that the youth and children of the country have become addicted to games like Pubji and Free Fire. As a result, social values, education, culture are being destroyed and future generations are becoming incompetent. These games seem to be becoming a focal point of violence training for the youth.
On the other hand, children and teenagers of the country are engaging in various immoral activities using TickTock and Like apps. Getting involved with crime and creating a juvenile gang culture across the country. Tick tock followers are engaging in immoral entertainment sex activities in the name of pool party in various secret places.
The recent incidents of trafficking in women and money laundering from Bangladesh are also going on through Tiktak, Likei and Bigo Live, which is very alarming and against the country and public interest, against discipline and against values, the notice said.
The notice requested immediate removal of all malicious apps from all online platforms like Pubji, Free Fire Games and TickTock, Like, Bigo Live and closure of all links.
At the same time, it has been requested to form a monitoring, evaluation and recommendation committee to monitor these issues and to recommend the online games that are suitable for children.