Pakistani court docket orders authorities to ban social media app TikTok

A private complainant said the social media app was distributing indecent content.

A Pakistani supreme court said Thursday it would order the government to ban the TikTok social media app in the country, said a lawyer representing the Pakistani telecommunications regulator.

A supreme court in the northwestern city of Peshawar said it ordered the ban after a private complainant said the social media app was distributing indecent content, Jehanzeb Mehsud, who represented the Pakistani telecommunications authority on the case, told Reuters.

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