Youth arrested for showing off arms, ammunition in TikTok videos

JHANG: The Punjab Police on Monday arrested a man in Jhang’s Jewena neighborhood for posting pictures and videos on popular video-sharing platform TikTok, ARY News reported.

According to DPO Jhang, the suspect used to promote videos featuring weaponry and ammunition on social media.

Police have seized illegal guns and registered a case against him over illegal possession of arms.

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On July 22, the Islamabad police had arrested 11 men in a crackdown against elements involved in uploading pictures and videos displaying guns on social media platforms including TikTok.

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The capital police have launched a vigorous campaign against people involved in displaying firearms on social media and creating fear, unrest and a sense of insecurity among the public.

According to the country’s gun laws, public display of weapons is an offense and carries a penalty of up to seven years in prison.

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