AHMEDABAD, March 15 -- Nineteen people, including six college students, were arrested in Gujarat's Rajkot city in the last two days for allegedly playing PUBG on their mobile phones despite a ban on it, officials said.

On March 6, police commissioner Manoj Agrawal issued a notification banning the multiplayer online game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), in the city. The ban was necessary as the game was leading to violent behaviour among children and youth, the notification said.

Rajkot taluka police inspector V S Vanzara said,. "On Tuesday, our teams arrested six college students playing PUBG on their mobile phones on Kalavad Road and in Jagannath Chowk area."

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