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.
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.