PTI Challenges Cyber Crime Bill in Lahore


The Cyber Crime Bill has been challenged in Lahore Hiogh Court by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

An application again cyber crime bill in LHC was filed by PTI leader Zubair Khan Niazi. He took that decision because the act was not approved by Federal Cabinet which is mandatory.

It was also pointed out in the application by PTI leader that “CCB” is also against the article 19 (A) of constitution.

Some time ago, such move was also made by PAT leader Tahir ul Qadri.

In the application, Zubair Khan Niazi demanded the nullifying of this unconstitutional bill from court.

Details of the Cyber Crime Bill 2016

Earlier this year, the Cyber Crime Bill was approved by paraliament and later its punishments and penalties were also announced.

According to this bill, the people indulge in capturing or sharing indecent pictures of children will be given punishment of seven years imprisonment and Rs. 5 million fine.

A person sharing indecent messages or picture of anyone without his/her permission will be given punishment of 1 year in jail and Rs. 1 million fine.

The users of fake SIM cards will be given imprisonment of 3 years and they will also pay Rs. 500,000 fine. Tempering of stolen mobile phones will be given punishment of 3 years in jail and Rs. 10 million fine.

Court’s permission is given compulsory to take action against criminals.



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