Published On: Sat, Jun 8th, 2019
Published in Category: Rawalpindi

Sale of toy guns incites violence among children

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Rawalpindi: Increase in sale of toy guns in twin cities markets not only inciting violent aptitude among children in society but kept parents into troubles during Eid holidays, sources said on Friday.

Both children and their parents remained in troubles due to violent incidents in different areas of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Due to easy availability of toy guns, children spent their money on purchasing toy guns which caused violence in different areas. Children during dangerous play hit each other which incident violence among and many spent their Eid behind bars.

It is pertinent to mention here that the PML-N government had imposed banned on the sale of toy guns to avoid violence in the society. However, the incumbent government didn’t pursue the orders and toy guns are popular toys among children.

Following the easy availability toy guns, children and their parents remained in troubles. Various incident of violence occurred as toy guns shells not only hit children but bystanders.

People from different walks of life have demanded of the local governments to imposed ban of the sale of such toys as it not only dangerous for children and others but causes increase of children aptitude towards violence.

They said toy guns evolve children aptitude towards street crime.

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